Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 7 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. The film defuses all preconceptions about the ''issues'' of transsexual identity to arrive at a place of tremulous human power.
  2. 88
    Less grim than it sounds, Southern Comfort ends on a note of triumph for its endearing, gender-bending hero.
User Score
8.2

Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. AdamA
    Sep 25, 2005
    9
    This is a courageous, poignant, groundbreaking film. Through the filmmaker's lens, we see the shockingly ordinary humanity of a misunderstood and oppressed population. The film might have benefited from interviews with self-proclaimed "religious fundamentalists," whose vitriol toward simple, good-hearted folks would present an enlightening contrast. Full Review »