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The Sons of Tennessee Williams (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,242Details
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Synopsis

Mardi Gras, drag balls and politics? Where else could these elements come together but in New Orleans? Interweaving archival footage and contemporary interviews in the tradition of films such as “Paris is Burning” and “The Cockettes”, this film charts the evolution of the gay Mardi Gras krewe scene over the decades, illuminating the ways in which its emergence was a seminal factor in the cause of gay liberation in the South.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 7th, 2011 (Limited) by First Run Features, released as The Sons of Tenessee Williams
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 75 minutes
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Keywords: LGBT, Cross-Dressing, Bigotry, Discrimination, Mardi Gras
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Wolfhouse Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,185 $533 Oct 14, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,640 $1,492 Oct 7, 2011 3

Cast

George Roth    Himself
Don Stratton    Himself
Jimmy Keyes    Himself
Mike Moreau    Himself
John Henry Bogie    Himself
Albert Carey    Himself
Tracy Hendrix    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Tim Wolff
Screenwriter    Tim Wolff
Editor    Tim Wolff
Cinematographer    Eric Adkins

Limited Releases and Going to Hell and Back

October 7th, 2011

There are quite a few releases on this week's list that are opening with stronger buzz than the average limited release manages. However, none of the higher profile films are earning better than average reviews. Maybe one of them will be able to ride the buzz to a strong opening weekend before word-of-mouth catches up to them, but there's also a chance none of them will attract a sizable audience over the weekend. There are two films earning perfect review at the moment, Hell and Back Again and Flying Monsters 3D, but that might not be enough for either to find an audience, since they are both documentaries. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/07 107 $1,492   1 $1,492   $1,492 3
2011/10/14 123 $533 -64% 1 $533   $2,852 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/07 107 $2,319   1 $2,319   $2,319 7
2011/10/14 118 $923 -60% 1 $923   $3,242 14

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