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The Cockettes (movie)

2 Ratings: 2.0
Documentary movie directed by Bill Weber and David Weissman

A flamboyant piece of hippie history gets its due in Bill Weber and David Weissman's loving look at the San Francisco drugs-and-drag theatre troupe. The filmmakers capture the spirit of life in a late-sixties commune as well as the Cockettes' … see full wiki

Genre: Documentary
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about The Cockettes (movie)
review by . April 12, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
"The Cockettes"    Forgotten Glam    Amos Lassen and Cinema Pride    In the documentary "The Cockettes" we are taken back to San Francisco in the 1970's to learn about a theatre group who defied all of the odds and the conventions of society. They all lived together in a commune and they were gay, straight, bi, men, women, whites, blacks etc and they were wonderful. They put on shows that criticized everything and they were mean, sexual, …
review by . October 28, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: ,,,,,,,,,,,     Cons: ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,     The Bottom Line: ____________________     In a word – interesting      The Cockettes was a entertainment troupe formed in 1969 by Hibiscus and had their last performance in 1972. Their shows started in the Palace Theatre in San Francisco, free performances during the midnight showing, and continued there for most of their career. I am reminded of the productions of Rocky …
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