The Delta
The Delta (1997)

Two Southern men try to come to terms with their homosexuality. John is a Vietnamese immigrant, and Lincoln is a member of a Southern Jewish community. The two live in a small Southern town, and at one point they take a trip down the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 15, 1997
DVD Release Date: July 5, 2005
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

This intimate gay drama, about the complex relationship between a white adolescent and a Vietnamese immigrant, displays a fresh voice but suffers from structural flaws and ultra-modest production values.

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The film now seems more infuential and prescient than ever, a signature work that heralded a revived interest in 'Queer' cinema while pointing the way toward an ever more influential documentarian and micro-budgeted American independent film scene.

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Richard Porton
Film Journal International

Although Sachs cannot sustain the cinematic promise of The Delta's early sequences, his moral seriousness and technical finesse merit attention.

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