The Delta (1997)

The Delta




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The largest part of this film concerns the efforts of two young Southern men to come to terms with their homosexuality. This is complicated for John by the fact that he is a Vietnamese immigrant, and for Lincoln by his otherwise comfortable, even cozy assimilation into his slightly genteel Southern Jewish middle-class community. The two of them meet as Lincoln is riding around in his car, and at one point they take a trip together down the Mississippi River in Lincoln's father's boat. This film … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Gay & Lesbian
Directed By:
Written By: Ira Sachs
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 5, 2005
Charlie Guidance Productions

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as Lincoln Bloom

as John

as Ricky Little

as Man in Park

as Donut Shop Clerk

as Cece Bloom

as Sam Bloom

as Gary Bloom

as Ken Bloom

as Denise Bloom

as Debbie Bloom

as Tina Clifton

as Jacquie Clifton

as Gloria Clifton

as Club Bouncer

as Michael/Kid on Bike

as 2nd Kid on Bike

as Pick-up Driver

as Jerry--Man in Hotel

as Joe's Wife

as Policeman

as Policeman

as Minh's Roommate

as Roommate's Mother

as Minh's Friend

as Minh's Friend

as Pool Hall Owner
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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5)

This intimate gay drama, about the complex relationship between a white adolescent and a Vietnamese immigrant, displays a fresh voice but suffers from structural flaws and ultra-modest production values.

Full Review… | April 12, 2006
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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October 29, 2002
AV Club
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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The film now seems more infuential and prescient than ever, a signature work that heralded a revived interest in 'Queer' cinema while pointing the way toward an ever more influential documentarian and micro-budgeted American independent film scene.

Full Review… | November 16, 2012
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

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