The Queen (1968) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Queen (1968)




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This documentary follows transvestites as they engage in competition for a beauty contest. The affair seems to be the culmination of a lifelong dream for the majority of the participants.


Critic Reviews for The Queen

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Whether pushing the camera close to the performers or zooming in from afar to survey them intimately, Simon captures the lavish life of theatrical imagination that inspires them and makes gender itself seem like an urgent performance.

January 15, 2018 | Full Review…

The Queen is an extraordinary documentary

May 9, 2005 | Full Review…

A hilarious behind-the-scenes look at the Miss All-American Camp Beauty Pageant... The Queen is one of the earliest queer-focused documentaries and includes famous faces like Andy Warhol mingling with drag queens like Crystal LaBeija.

March 4, 2017 | Rating: A | Full Review…

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