Julio & Lupita is a video work in which a middle-aged Latino man, Julio, dances with a life-size woman doll named Lupita. Lupita bends into the strangest and even most perverse positions, to a ghostly Latino rhythm playing in the background. The dance with the doll is based on the Latin American tradition where an abandoned husband makes a doll that resembles his wife and dances the last dance with it, after which the doll is burned.
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English title / Julio & Lupita
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Julio & Lupita
Original title / Julio & Lupita
Keywords / loneliness, death, theatrical puppets
Type / Single channel
Genre / dance films, performance art, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:04:51
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2004
Cast / Aurora Reinhard (Director), Mauri Kuitula (Editor), Aurora Reinhard (Editor), Aurora Reinhard (Author), Teemu Korpipää (Sound Design)