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The Life & Crimes of Doris Payne

HD   NR Closed Captioning

Kirk Marcolina & Matthew Pond

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About the Movie

A sensational portrait of a rebel who defied society’s prejudices and pinched her own version of the American Dream, The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne relates the fascinating story of how a poor, single, African-American mother from segregated West Virginia became the world’s most notorious jewel thief.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

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64%
  • Reviews Counted: 14
  • Fresh: 9
  • Rotten: 5
  • Average Rating: 6.5/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: A peppy and beguiling portrait of a convict whose defiant streak of independence has a way of outshining her wrongdoing. – Nicolas Rapold, New York Times, May 27, 2014

Rotten: The film all too eagerly allows itself to be taken in by Payne's charms, trying to capture her human side via interviews with her two grown children, while all but ignoring the all-too-obvious cautionary aspect in favor of escapist entertainment. – Peter Debruge, Variety, May 26, 2014

Fresh: Who knew that being lied to for 75 minutes could be so agreeable - and revealing? – Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice, May 27, 2014

Fresh: It's obvious that Pond and Marcolina can't resist the woman, any more than she can resist yet another heist. – Farran Smith Nehme, New York Post, May 29, 2014

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The Life & Crimes of Doris Payne
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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Released: 2014

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