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Torrey Pines
Directed by Clyde Petersen
60 minutes

Torrey Pines is a stop-motion animated feature film by director Clyde Petersen. Based on a true story, the film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in Southern California in the early 1990's. Raised by a schizophrenic single mother, Petersen's life story unfolds in a series of baffling and hallucinated events. With a mother fueled by hallucinations of political conspiracy and family dysfunction, twelve-year-old Petersen is taken on a cross-country adventure that will forever alter the family as they know it. The film toured the world for 2 years, presented with a live soundtrack and live foley by the band Your Heart Breaks with special guests Kimya Dawson and Lori Goldston, and soundscape artist Susie Kozowa.Film


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