Rent The Celluloid Closet (1995)

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1h 41min
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Synopsis:
Narrated by Lily Tomlin and based on Vito Russo's groundbreaking book, The Celluloid Closet is a fascinating and elegant look at human sexuality and identity Directors Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman examine the subtext of more than 100 Hollywood movies-including Spartacus, Rope and Thelma and Louise-and chart the cinematic journey of lesbian and gay stereotypes through the first century of the movies An epic story by turns surprising, hilarious and disturbing, the Emmy winning The Celluloid Closet makes us see Hollywood images in a whole new light, exploding sexual myths and examining our attitudes about sexuality and sex roles as they evolved through the 20th century.
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Directors:
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Studio:
Verve Pictures
Genres:
Documentary, Lesbian & Gay
Awards:

1996 Sundance Film Festival Freedom of Expression Award

BBFC:
Release Date:
04/05/2009
Run Time:
101 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • 'Rescued from the Closet' - 21 Additional Scenes
  • Interview Vito Russo

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Good but rather dated - The Celluloid Closet review by KT

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21/12/2011

Interesting documentary but as was made now some years ago only goes up to mid 1990's so a bit dated also some people speaking on this disc now sadly dead

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