Exit through the gift shop - an analysis a summary of the documentary before you go on to read what my take is: the story of how an eccentric french shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. Banksy's film follows the efforts of thierry guetta at being a filmmaker and an artist said that exit through the gift shop was of a piece and of the marketing of the film. The new art-world documentary exit through the gift shop is billed as being directed by banksy, which is the pseudonym for an incognito british street artist who has been widely denounced but even. Exit through the gift shop-made in 2010 response to commercialization of street art people continue to question the legitimacy of the documentary today. Wwwinfluencefilmforumcom film summary exit through the gift shop was originally meant to be a film documenting the street art movement but when mysterious street artist bansky realized that filmmaker thierry guetta lacked the ability to turn the.
In his recent documentary exit through the gift shop (2010), british street artist banksy weighs in he tells the story of french videographer thierry guetta, who begins to film banksy for a potential movie about street art. According to the 2010 banksy-directed film exit through the gift shop, guetta was a proprietor of a used clothing store, where he began as a security guard, and amateur videographer who was first introduced to street art by his cousin, the street artist invader, and who filmed street artists through the 2000s and evolved into an artist in his own right in a matter of weeks after an off-hand suggestion from banksy. Exit through the gift shop: a banksy film is a 2010 british documentary film, directed by street artist banksy it tells the story of thierry guetta, a french immigrant in los angeles, and his obsession with street art.
Exit through the gift shop is a documentary if charlie kaufman made one it slowly evolves from a basic concept to an elaborate artistic statement that essentially becomes about itself it slowly evolves from a basic concept to an elaborate artistic statement that essentially becomes about itself. Exit through the gift shop exit through the gift shop is a documentary by thierry guetta that initially is supposed to be about the renowned street artist banksy, but actually has been completely turned around by banksy into a film about thierry. Exit through the gift shop finally takes us to the madcap opening of thierry guetta's first one-man show in a gallery created from an unused tv studio it is a huge success and becomes the happening place to be seen for a while.
Exit through the gift shop is a documentary by french filmmaker/obsessive filming hobbyist thierry guetta about banksy and the street art scene, unless it's a documentary by banksy about thierry guetta guetta carries a camera wherever he goes and films everything when he discovers that his cousin. Getting at the truth of 'exit through the gift shop' thierry guetta, the oscar-nominated documentary's subject, says it's '100% real' public records support his biography, but questions persist about banksy's role. Today, the new york times' milena ryzik investigates banksy's new documentary (and sundance hit) exit through the gift shop — asking, essentially, if the film is actually a satire, and the. Stranger than fiction the subject of banksy's exit through the gift shop, thierry guetta, aka mr brainwash photograph: brian killian/wireimage some have considered its central story too wild.
The outrageous plot of the film is that banksy was so horrified by guetta's would-be movie-there's even an over-edited, bad first cut of the movie shown-and so fascinated with guetta. Exit through the gift shop is banksy, a famous british street artist banksy is directly related to the events in the film because the a majority of the film is the interactions between him and a man named thierry. Meet thierry guetta aka mr brainwash, subject of the debut documentary from british street art doyen, banksy.
This entry was posted in film reviews, movie club and tagged 2010, andré, banksy, documentary, exit through the gift shop, invader, mbw, shepard fairey, thierry guetta, united kingdom bookmark the permalink. My review of exit through the gift shop follows after the jump if we are to take the film as a documentary, this is what it records thierry guetta is a constant videographer. Exit through the gift shop banksy is the pseudonym of a british graffiti artist and painter although the street's artist are usually anonymous, banksy may be one of the most mysterious street's artists. Exit through the gift shop analysis the unidentified banksy put together the documentary or as some say a prank documentary, exit through the gift shop, to ultimately show that fame can come.
Introduction this essay seeks to analyze and look into the various aspects of the film exit through the gift shop by banksy this film has attracted many reviews and critics from all over the world. Exit through the gift shop is a startlingly personal look at some of the most famous and talented street artists of the day what gives the film its edge is the bizarre lens provided by the man who videotaped the artists. Exit through the gift shop'' is a conceptual chinese box: a documentary about a filmmaker that's directed by the subject the filmmaker was too inept to actually make a film about it's also one of the best, most karmically satisfying comedies of the year, much to the chagrin of the people who are in it.