Bayou Maharajah (2013) - Rotten Tomatoes

Bayou Maharajah (2013)

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Critic Reviews for Bayou Maharajah

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

A sympathetic portrait of a genuinely idiosyncratic, outrageous individual.

July 4, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Booker sparkles in the archival performance clips, and director Lily Keber wisely homes in on his live solo performances, bringing out his character and talent.

May 1, 2014 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
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Overall, though, Keber's film feels like an honourable attempt to tidy up after and make order of its subject's spiralling chaos.

August 31, 2016 | Full Review…
MovieMail

[Booker] backed a huge number of musicians.. But his solo work -- shown here in rollocking, flamboyant archive performances -- allowed him to give full flight to his infectious and innovative mix of jazz, blues and classical.

July 14, 2016 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…
Uncut Magazine [UK]

Bayou Maharajah is worth watching for the performance footage alone.

July 10, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Observer (UK)

[A] richly enjoyable documentary tribute.

July 7, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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