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Billy the Kid Review

  • Release Date: Dec 07, 2007
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Biography, Culture & Society, Slice of Life
  • Director:Jennifer Venditti

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    75

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety

    One of the more irresponsible eruptions in the current rash of populist nonfiction cinema.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Carina Chocano

    a movie about adolescence unlike any other; An intimate portrait of a singular personality in the making and a stark look at our culture of suspicion and conformity.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    I have seen more than 25 documentaries this year, and after a while they all start to run together, both structurally and thematically. Billy the Kid is utterly original in both respects.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Presenting neither an argument for medication nor its rejection, Billy the Kid is a deceptively simple portrait of a shockingly self-aware and articulate young man.

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