Jenni Olson - The Royal Road

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Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

A cinematic essay set against a contemplative backdrop of 16mm urban California landscapes, The Royal Road offers up intimate reflections on nostalgia, the pursuit of unavailable women, butch identity and Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo alongside a primer on Junipero Serra's Spanish colonization of California and the Mexican American War. Featuring a voiceover cameo by Tony Kushner.

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"A beguiling meditation…serenely accomplished.” —Dennis Harvey, Variety
"A breathtaking cinematic essay....a masterpiece.” — Sam Fragoso, RogerEbert.com
"As personal as it is political...a profound lesson on intimacy and history.” — Melissa Anderson, Village Voice

  • Winner: Best LGBTQ Film — Ann Arbor Film Festival
  • Winner: Best Feature — Queer Porto LGBT Film Festival
  • Special Jury Mention — Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (BAFICI)
  • Special Jury Mention — Dokufest: International Documentary and Short Film Festival
  • Lili Award: Documentary Special Mention — MIX Copenhagen LGBT Film Festival
  • Official Selection: 2015 Sundance Film Festival

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Price: 

DVD - 24,95 USD
Streaming - 3,99 USD
Download - 9,99 USD

Publisher: 

Publishing date: 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Runtime: 

65 min

Discs: 

1 DVD9

Language: 

English

Subtitles: 

English

Region: 

1

Video: 

NTSC

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour

Sound: 

DD2.0