The Celluloid Closet
This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the entertainment industry's role in shaping perceptions of LGBT figures. The issues addressed include secrecy – which initially defined homosexuality – as well as the demonization of the homosexual community with the advent of AIDS, and finally the shift toward acceptance and positivity in the modern era.
- Stars:Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents, Armistead Maupin, Whoopi Goldberg, Jan Oxenberg, Harvey Fierstein, Quentin Crisp, Richard Dyer, Jay Presson Allen, Mrs. Gustav Ketterer, Gore Vidal, Will H. Hays, Farley Granger,
- Country:France, UK, Germany, USA
- Director:Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman,
- Writer:Vito Russo (book), Rob Epstein (story), Jeffrey Friedman (story), Sharon Wood (story), Armistead Maupin (narration)
A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
The Celluloid Closet torrent reviews
(it) wrote: Predictable. No literally. I saw the ending coming...
(us) wrote: A quiet movie that tackles a very difficult subject with empathy and compassion. It gives evidence to how men are defined by their work.
(nl) wrote: Beautiful, serene, melancholy, and gripping. What every movie I really fall in love with has going for it. Wish I could find more films like this one.
(br) wrote: Samuel Jackson does a great job bringing his character to life. Overall a good film. Has a surprise ending that I did not see coming.
(es) wrote: Yes the story is cliche, but the movie was hilarious and touching. Eddie Griffin is one of the funniest people alive, good stuff
(mx) wrote: Adam Sandler never disappoints when looking for a light hearted Saturday afternoon comedy.
(us) wrote: I first saw this when it was released, and it was enjoyable for its time. A little dated now, but still good.
(ca) wrote: Just (re)watch this fantastic movie, even with a few dated moments it holds up 110%. I am longing for movies like this with great storyline, directing, cinematography, acting, sound and editing.
(it) wrote: This is bad all around, and no amount of Joan Crawford can help. Besides being dated and out of control campy, it's not even fun camp. Just a waste of talent and time.
(br) wrote: Great movie with some pacing issues
(gb) wrote: Visual interesting directed well a movie that's really takes you into a mind of someone losing there's dark disturbing at times comes a movie that in all honesty I really do not know how to feel about and really take it just leaves me feeling maybe I am not getting it or something
(fr) wrote: Wow. In terms of acting, it was like seeing Denzel Washington sink in quicksand. The quicksand being the terrible actors around him. The more he tried to save himself... well...
(de) wrote: Stupid and brainless... exactly what you want from a movie like this. Plus, there are tits! Lol