Review of Priscilla (2023)

Orrin Konheim
2 min readMay 10, 2024

I’ll admit I had resistance to see Priscilla because I just saw Elvis last year and because the tragedy of Lisa Marie’s death had been weighing on my mind. I did eventually see Priscilla and it reminded me of Todd Haynes (the director of Far From Heaven, Wonderstruck, and May December) at his best, where he looks through a taboo relationship with as non-judgmental of a lens as possible.

I wasn’t interested in whether Elvis was a good or bad guy. I wanted to know why in the world a 22-year-old superstar with the world at his feet, would opt to focus his efforts on courting a…

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Orrin Konheim

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