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3.7
31 Ratings

Vito

Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz
United States, 2011
Documentary, Gay & Lesbian, History

Synopsis

The story of Vito Russo, founding father of the gay liberation movement, author of The Celluloid Closet, and vociferous AIDS activist in the 1980s.

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Vito Directed by Jeffrey Schwarz

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  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film Vito

    Too neat a bow is tied on selective excerpts from exterior life with little notion of the man in this hurried-through documentary. As with much run-rate documentary it's too smooth, too illustrative and too scared of standing still for a minute to reflect. A maudlin constant-soundtrack spells out required emotions in case you were in any doubt.