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Description - Green Porno by Isabella Rossellini

"I was always fascinated by the infinite' strange and 'scandalous' ways that insects copulate."

Isabella Rossellini

When Isabella Rossellini and The Sundance Channel set out to make a series of short films for the internet about the sex lives of animals' they had no idea what was in store.

GREEN PORNO' the colorful' indescribable' wonderfully odd shorts became a sensation on the internet' receiving over 1.3 million views and major national publicity including CNN' David Letterman' The New York Times Magazine' Wired and the Wall Street Journal. The overwhelming success of the shorts led Sundance to commission a second GREEN PORNO series which is to focus on marine animals: shrimp' squid seals etc. (The first series focused primarily on insects)

Co director Jody Shapiro has taken 125 arresting film stills of Isabella dressed in animal costumes which are the centerpiece of the book' along with narrative text describing the "love making" process of each animal. Each chapter will also include a quirky' freakonomics style one sheet that includes surprising facts about each species. GREEN PORNO also includes a DVD of both GREEN PORNO series which are not available for sale elsewhere.

Provocative' hilarious' and truly one of a kind' GREEN PORNO is a great gift for readers of Michael Pollan and fans of independent film alike. Isabella has committed to promoting the book at the time of publication.

Praise for GREEN PORNO FILMS

"Shocking' whimsical' entertaining" Shine

"[Rossellini] plays the male of each species in splendidly kitschy home made costumes' while explaining the procedures in a humorous running commentary" Telegraph

"Bright colors' goofy leotard based costumes' undulating foam rubber it's hot stuff." Playboy

"Magical" The Flog

"Rossellini's subjects carry the weight of a fierce' natural morality." Border Crossings

"A funny and insightful study of the curious ways various bugs "make love." Hot Docs 2008

"Rossellini has really done the unexpected" The Auteurs

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780061791062
ISBN-10: 0061791067
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: It Books
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Isabella Rossellini

Isabella graced the covers of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Vanity Fair, becoming one of the most iconic models of the 1980s. Her acting career includes such films as David Lynch's Blue Velvet and Wild at Heart, Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci's Big Night, Peter Weir's Fearless, and The Saddest Music in the World directed by Guy Maddin. Isabella wrote the script to My Dad is 100 Years Old, also directed by Guy Maddin, an homage to her father, the filmmaker Roberto Rossellini, and her mother, Ingrid Bergman. Green Porno is Isabella's directorial debut. She lives in New York City.

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