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: May 6, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2012
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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.

Matt Singer

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 Semerene
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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