Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

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The twists and turns in the life of James Broughton, a pioneer filmmaker.

Cast & Crew

Franklin Abbott
Executive Producer
Libby Atkins
Executive Producer
Alvin Baum
Executive Producer
Jok Church
Executive Producer
Jami Sieber
Original Music
Evan Schiller
Original Music
Ian Hinkle
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Critic Reviews for Big Joy

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (1)

  • His life was larger than fiction.

    June 17, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Even at its most on-the-nose, Big Joy serves the greater good of introducing viewers to its subject, whose voice rings clear throughout.

    March 18, 2014 | Full Review…
  • "Big Joy," filmed with an irresistibly playful spirit, dances with words, film clips and images from a long and, it seems, mostly joyous life.

    October 31, 2013 | Rating: 3/4
  • A flavorful and affectionate documentary about a narcissist.

    July 14, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • As spritely put together as its subject -- another winning aspect of this charming look at the life of a free spirit whose life and work are an important part of queer history.

    June 28, 2014 | Full Review…
  • Even those who have no familiarity with Broughton should still find the movie fascinating. Broughton was a lover of life and embraced all means of expressing it.

    May 20, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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