Film Comment - 11/01/1994
"...The film accumulates power through its very single-mindedness and strength of feeling..."
Sight and Sound - 04/01/1995
Los Angeles Times - 07/21/1995
"...Scorching....[A] tough, truthful yet compassionate film..."
Inspired by the work and writings of outspoken gay artist David Wojnarowicz, this film dramatizes three periods in his life: abused childhood, New York street hustler, and adult artist on the road, creating a powerful look at growing up gay in America. Contains graphic depictions of domestic violence and gay sex.
Inspired by the autobiographical writings of David Wojnarowicz, "Postcards From America" chronicles the abuse the artist suffered as a child at the hands of his father and his subsequent running away to New York to become a street hustler.