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Not to be outdone by its star's larger-than-life persona, Susanne Bartsch: On Top is rich in personal archival footage and first-hand accounts.
What "Susanne Bartsch: On Top" makes clear is that the art of being seen, as facilitated by Bartsch, can carry unexpectedly poignant depth.
... the Susanne Bartsch legacy endures just as brightly as it began.
Auntie Mame once insisted that "life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death." That sentiment is echoed in a new documentary about a nonfictional Mame, Susanne Bartsch, who reigned in New York during the post-Warhol era.
...iconic in ways that likely gets forgotten about without films like this one to thrust it in their face and remind them.
Documentary profile of a New York nightlife legend introduces a fascinating, ultra-glamorous survivor but could have used a tad more clarity.
New York's "Queen of the Night," the avant garde fashion icon and heroine to generations of drag queens and "club kids," is captured in her element and her moment.
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