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Port Authority (2019)



Critic Consensus: Although Port Authority frustrates with its inaccurate portrayal of the culture it attempts to represent, it remains an absorbing and well-acted drama.

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After getting kicked out of his home in central Pennsylvania, Paul (Fionn Whitehead) arrives to NYC's dizzying central station with nowhere to go. A momentary encounter with Wye (Leyna Bloom), a trans woman of color, leads him to seek her out. Transfixed by her beauty and confidence, a love soon blossoms. But as the two learn more about each other, Paul's false narratives begin to surface and the double life he lives must be reconciled.

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Critic Reviews for Port Authority

All Critics (43) | Top Critics (11)

It approaches a topic that is emotionally complicated without judgment, with decency, dignity, and open-heartedness.

June 3, 2021 | Full Review…

If you're looking for an immersive love story that takes you places you might not know, that challenges your conception of what romance looks and feels like, "Port Authority" is a great place to stop.

June 2, 2021 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

"Port Authority" has its straight white lead explore unfamiliar territory, but it lacks the visual savvy to match the complicated implications of that journey.

June 1, 2021 | Full Review…

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

May 28, 2021 | Full Review…

Lessovitz is an outsider to the ball scene, and it shows.

May 28, 2021 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

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

May 28, 2021 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

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