Lord Byron
Lord Byron (2011)

Filled with a cast of eccentric characters, each pursuing dreams and missions of their own making, Lord Byron paints a kaleidoscopic portrait of the strange and lonely world of its title character, a middle-aged, late-20th century romantic… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 20, 2012
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Against all reason, Byron's televangelist-led quest for clarity compels us to follow, the film's melting, naturalistic images softening the occasional scream of dialogue repeated beyond all necessity.

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Matt Singer
IFC.com

There is something interesting about the tension between fact and fiction, but there's also something frustrating too.

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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

Vacillating between free-associative shtick and complete inertia, Lord Byron is lost in thought and allergic to reason.

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Diego Costa
Slant Magazine

Lord Byron manages to turn nonsensical gibberish into a captivating soundtrack for the equally fragmented stories of the strangers living in the same home.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

This microbudgeted character study of a good-natured, religiously curious and plus-sized South Louisiana gentleman with 'a thing for women' is one of the more distinctive features to emerge from the so-called 'mumblecore' movement.

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David D'Arcy
Screen International

Lord Byron is best seen as an experiment in telling the simplest of stories with the simplest of means.

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