Relocating to the U. And one of her greatest feats has been her ability to rapidly bury it to become flawlessly American. Off camera, Mitchell has a smile that lights up any room she enters.
But was Darling, who died of lymphoma at the needlessly young age of 29, truly herself even while charming the thriving New York art scene of the late s and early s? But it does offer an invaluable perspective on what it was like to struggle as a transsexual during that time.
If the film errs on the side of cautious hagiography, it atones for this understandable partisanship by highlighting some too easily forgotten truths, pointing to certain liberties and folkways now taken for granted.
Female impersonation was a dangerous criminal charge during the time, considered an indecent aberration that was doggedly upheld by the police. Drag queens were forced to carry their sartorial bundles during the day and change clandestinely within buildings.
People who actually did something that nobody was interested in. But the seeds for this twentysomething transformation were sown in Massapequa Park, Long Island, where a young Darling waded through movie magazines, spent an entire day staring at a Kim Novak photo, and endured a nearly soul-crushing wave of isolation.
In Beautiful Darling, the diary entries — the words solipsistic but uncompromising — are read by Chloe Sevigny. One harrowing photo that accompanies these narrations, showing a pre-Darling Slattery with a painful look on his face, his arm gripped by his mother, is more than enough to convey a sad backstory.
Thankfully, additional details are filled in beyond these primary sources. An anonymous Long Island acquaintance declares her hatred for Darling, once she saw her adopting her truer identity.
He later proved, as one former associate puts it, more interested in selling ads for Interview. There seemed no other place for Darling to thrive. But she was dogged enough to make this difficult situation work, even after being shunned by Warhol.
It was a daring ultimatum that seems unthinkable for most artists of her type today. After seeing this film, I wondered what Darling would have made of herself had she lived longer. Would she have been co-opted by marketing forces during the Reagan years? Would she have been shunned further? Darling claimed that she wanted to be loved, but one wonders whether the pop cultural construct and the tolerance would have expired.
Beautiful Darling works so well because of the way it quietly reveals the unforgiving characters within alternative culture.In , the Graduate School and the College of Arts and Sciences were combined to form the present School of Arts and Sciences.
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