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Southern Baptist Sissies

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Southern Baptist Sissies
Film poster
Directed byDel Shores
Produced by
  • Emerson Collins
  • Del Shores
Written byDel Shores
Based onSouthern Baptist Sissies
by Del Shores
Starring
Music byJoe Patrick Ward
CinematographyNickolas Dylan Rossi
Edited byDonna Mathewson
Production
company
Beard Collins Shores Productions
Release date
  • November 18, 2013 (2013-11-18) (St. Louis)
Running time
138 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Southern Baptist Sissies is a 2013 American drama film written and directed by Del Shores.[1] It is based on Shores' 2000 play of the same name.[2]

Plot

Based in a small town in Texas, four boys named Mark, Benny, TJ, and Andrew retell their experiences of being gay while being raised in a conservative Baptist church. Film is a satirical comedy and a serious exploration of what it means to be gay.

Cast

  • Emerson Collins as Mark
  • Willam Belli as Benny
  • Matthew Scott Montgomery as Andrew
  • Luke Stratte-McClure as TJ
  • Bobbie Eakes as Mark's Mother
  • Rosemary Alexander as Andrew's Mother
  • Joe Patrick Ward as Houston / Bro. Chaffey
  • Newell Alexander as Preacher
  • Leslie Jordan as Preston 'Peanut' LeRoy
  • Dale Dickey as Odette Annette Barnett
  • Ann Walker as Benny's Grandmother

Reception

The film has a 60% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on five reviews, with an average score of 6.13/10.[3]

References

  1. ^ Tsai, Martin (6 March 2014). "Review: 'Southern Baptist Sissies' provides a unique stage". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  2. ^ Scheck, Frank (4 March 2014). "Southern Baptist Sissies: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Southern Baptist Sissies". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
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