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The Sons of Tennessee Williams Review

  • Release Date: Oct 07, 2011
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

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

  • 3.0
    52

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    Village Voice Ernest Hardy

    A tedious exercise in filling in historical blanks through exhausted tropes.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Tim Wolff's documentary is a diverting mix of colorful interviewees and footage from one such krewe's 40th anniversary ball, but it doesn't probe very deep.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times

    As the film cuts back and forth between the present day and a historical survey of gay culture, its tone wavers between dutifully somber and irrepressibly funny.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Genial documentary combines extravagance of Mardi Gras drag with an underexposed story of early gay-rights achievements.

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