• Released
  • October 5, 2001
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • Documentary
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Chop Suey Synopsis
Bruce Weber explains the homoerotic subtext of his photography.

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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Of the many remarks Weber makes in the course of his beautifully fashioned film, none may be more significant than his observation, "We...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Eclectic, grandly engaging documentary.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Faye's presence provides an unexpected context for the photographer's circle, where the gay and straight worlds overlap, and adds a...
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The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
Though undoubtedly a vanity project -- the music clearances alone must have cost much more than the film could ever hope to gross -- it...
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Chop Suey is, in the end, as much a tease as Weber's photographs -- not much substance, but rather sweet and with style to burn.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A gentle film, not very controversial despite its gay content, Chop Sue is valuable as a record of beauty and obsession, much less...
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L.A. Weekly

By Paul Malcolm
Chop Suey really captivates with surfaces; look away for an instant, and the spell is broken.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Amid the clutter, Weber -- who narrates but never appears in front of the camera -- occasionally allows a glimpse into his own mind.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
We leave hungry for more of the film's substantial, if less physically perfect, subjects.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Caught with a shaky hand-held camera, this aimless diary glides indifferently along Weber's stellar collection of photos.
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