In May, Tough Guys Don’t Dance is screened (outside the competition) at the Cannes Film Festival. On 16 September, it premieres in New York. Reviews are mixed; it wins an Independent Spirit Award for best film, and also a Golden Raspberry Award for worst director.
“Why Norman Mailer Won’t Dance.” Article-interview by Brandon Judell. Advocate, 27 October, 54-55. The writer for this LGBT magazine asks why so many of the characters in his novel and film, Tough Guys Don’t Dance seem to be antigay. Mailer says: “I hate the kind of general liberality that we have now in films where […]