“A Verite masterpiece! . . . They failed to launch, yet paradoxically, they continue to fly so high.”
—Time Out New York, March 4, 2015
—The New York Times, May 5, 2015
“Classic documentary . . . The subject of the film is performance, and the filmmakers are no mere observers of the action, they’re its catalysts.”
—The New Yorker, February 27, 2015
“A haunting portrait of upper-class decay (with raccoons) . . .
an otherworldly experience not quite like anything else in the history of cinema . . . transformed the art and craft of documentary film . . . a perversely magnificent figure [Edie] whose disordered charisma remains potent.”
—Andrew O’Hehir, Salon