Port Authority

Port Authority

Port Authority

A young man becomes romantically involved with a woman he meets in New York's kiki ballroom scene. But when he learns that she's trans, he must confront himself and his own identity. Nominated for Golden Camera, Queer Palm and Un Certain Regard Award at Cannes.

201994 minsUSA, France
Drama

Port Authority | Reviews

84%43 reviews

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

An intriguing exercise, although this small, sincere drama never quite resolves the awkwardness of the meld.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

There is genuinely fantastic chemistry between the new lovers.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

This type of film reaches back to the studio system days, and the concept is well past its expiration date.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

What it lacks in uniqueness of concept, it makes up for in evocative implementation of the medium.

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Variety

Variety

So maybe “Port Authority” isn’t the most elegant queer romance audiences will see this year, but it’s propelled by a pair of terrific performances...

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Not perfect, and I would have liked to have seen more extended dance sequences. But it is made with storytelling gusto and heart.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

It’s not the most polished endeavor ... However, Bloom gives Wye such a dynamic screen presence that she often transcends the boundaries of the material.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The film's characters and world are drawn with immersive engagement, and the mood is transfixing.

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