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Deliverance

Halloqueen Queer Essentials, Deliverance

One of the most straightforward and comprehensive films on masculinity, Deliverance was directed by John Boorman and aired in 1972. The American thriller stars John Voight, Ned Beatty, Burt Reynolds and Ronny Cox and is based on the homonymous novel by James Dickey, published 2 years prior to the movie’s release. Garnering five Golden Globe nominations and three Academy Awards, Deliverance tells the story of four Atlanta businessmen who embark on a canoeing trip down a river in the American South.

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