• Portrait of Jason (1967)

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Portrait of Jason Poster

Release Date: October 2nd, 1967

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
A black male prostitute and aspiring entertainer recounts his life story for filmmaker Shirley Clarke.

Director: Shirley Clarke

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Shirley Clarke Productions

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Artistically, though, you can’t help but trust him. Like any star turn, Holliday’s performance rings utterly true. It’s that indefinable but unmistakable reality-beyond-reality called art. show more

  • The film is a conversation between two disadvantaged artists with indelible personalities, both of whom are unabashedly manipulating their way into at least the esoteric side of the everlasting. show more

  • You could spend a lifetime peeling the glass onion of Shirley Clarke’s merciless documentary, in which a born performer drops incinerating truth bombs while putting the con in confessional moviemaking. show more

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