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Kino Lorber Press Release: Whores' Glory

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    Kino Lorber Releases Whores' Glory,

    a documentary by Michael Glawogger, on DVD



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    "PHENOMENAL... A mesmerizing mix of journalism and art." -

    New York Magazine (Critics' Pick)

    "A bracing, at times horrifyingly intimate documentary." - Time Out London


    "Visually stunning." - Time Out New York



    "...like the films of Frederick Wiseman, enlightening, sublimely uncomfortable, and necessary all the same." - The Village Voice




















    New York, NY - January 2, 2012 - Kino Lorber is proud to announce the DVD release of Whores' Glory, a documentary by Michael Glawogger that provides an eye-opening exploration in to the oldest profession in the world.

    Kino Lorber released the film theatrically earlier in 2012, and now Whores' Glorycomes to DVD, with a street date of January 8th, and a SRP of $29.95. The DVD also includes trailers and a stills gallery.


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    Whores' Glory travels the globe to show how prostitutes really live and work today. The conclusion to internationally renowned director Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy, following Megacities (1998) and Workingman's Death (2005), Whores' Glorydepicts the skin trade in three economically divergent countries.

    In Bangkok, Thailand, women punch a clock and wait for clients in a brightly lit glass box. In the red-light district of Faridpur, Bangladesh, a madam haggles over the price of a teenage girl, and in the border town of Reynosa, Mexico, crack-addicted women pray to a deity named Lady Death.

    It is a "daring, novelistic and unforgettable" (Salon.com) documentary that is both shocking and shockingly beautiful, and will change the way you think about the sex industry in the modern era.


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    SPECIAL FEATURES:
    Trailers
    Stills Gallery
    Presented in 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround

    2012 Germany/Austria 119 Min. Color Anamorphic (1:85:1) Not Rated
    In Bengali, Spanish, Thai, German, French and Japanese with English subtitles


    Whores' Glory
    Director: Michael Glawogger
    Genre: Documentary
    SRP: $29.95
    Street date: January 8, 2012





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  2. Martin Teller

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    I just watched this a couple weeks ago. As a documentary there's nothing earth-shattering about it, but the cinematography is simply gorgeous.
     

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