Out of the Past (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

Out of the Past (1998)





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Historically provocative documentary about a Salt Lake City girl's efforts to form a gay high school club, tied to the venerable tradition of homosexual repression in the United States.more
Rating: R
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
Written By: Michelle Ferrari
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 26, 2005
Zeitgeist Films


Gwyneth Paltrow
as Voice of Sarah Orne ...
Edward Norton
as Voice of Henry Gerbe...
Cherry Jones
as Voice of Annie Field...
Stephen Spinella
as Voice of Michael Wig...
Leland Gantt
as Voice of Bayard Rust...
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Critic Reviews for Out of the Past

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 14, 2001
New York Times
Top Critic

Ultimately uplifting and highly valuable as a document of struggle for gay acceptance.

Full Review… | July 11, 2007
Film Journal International

October 11, 2005

Full Review… | February 14, 2001

Full Review… | January 1, 2000

Audience Reviews for Out of the Past


Yes, it's dated. But it's very good documentary about the history of gay rights. It gets better as it goes on. I was surprised at how much I did NOT know about the struggles and historic timeline. Wow.

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