The Balcony
The Balcony (1963)

In an unstable country on the verge of revolution, an elite brothel caters to men with a fetish for pretending to be authority figures. When the nation's leaders are murdered, the brothel's customers are called upon to play these… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 1, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

Well acted by Shelley Winter and others, Jospeh Strick's version of Genet's faous play is only semi-effective in conveying the politics and allegory of the original text.

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jay nixon
Strange, muddled film, very existential. The question would be, even with talented performers like Winters, Falk and Grant, who was film made for?