Discussion with Laurie Anderson
The Museum of Modern Art, Theater 1
*Swimming to Cambodia*. 1987. USA. Directed by Jonathan Demme. Courtesy of Park Circus

Swimming to Cambodia. 1987. USA. Directed by Jonathan Demme. 85 min.

Spalding Gray’s titular monologue is translated into a filmic performance, condensed by Demme, in which Gray discusses his participation in the film The Killing Fields (1984) and the troubled history of Cambodia, all while searching for “the perfect moment.”