The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000)
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RuPaul narrates this affectionate look at everyone's favorite televangelist/living cosmetic display: Tammy Faye Bakker. The eldest of eight children in rural Minnesota, Tammy Faye married Jim Bakker in 1960, and soon they found a following on the gospel circuit. This eventually led to a gig on Christian media mogul Pat Robertson's first television shows, including the ever-popular 700 Club. Perhaps jealous of their rising profile, Robertson soon usurped the show for himself. The Bakkers went on
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Jan 30, 2001
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This scared me then, and scares me now. Shudder.
A decent doc.
. . . it becomes uncomfortably obvious that everything else we thought we knew about this born-again kewpie doll is probably wrong.
Equally revelatory and entertaining... a fascinating, cathartic, from-the-ground-up reconstruction of an American pariah.
unpretentious documentary that gives us a much deeper understanding of a most intriguing icon
I came away with the same trashy opinion of her I had before I saw this "mock" documentary.
A fast-moving, often lightheartedly amusing and occasionally touching treatment of its star, but a searing 60 Minutes segment it's most definitely not.
More of a camp pop-culture tribute to the soap-opera-ish Tammy Faye than an incisive look at the evangelical world that she and other religious figures once played a lucrative role in.
Audience Reviews for The Eyes of Tammy Faye
- Narrator: JIm would never allow this.
- Narrator: God Loves You. He really, really does.
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