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USA: IFC Films
UK: Dogwoof Pictures
Cast: Kent Gavin
Director: Errol Morris
USA & UK: 88 mins
USA Rated: R for sexual content and nudity
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong sex references
USA Release Date: 15 July 2011 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 11 November 2011 (Limited Release)
Thirty years before the antics of Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears were regular gossip fodder, Miss Wyoming Joyce McKinney made her mark as a tabloid staple ne plus ultra. Director Errol Morris follows the salacious adventures of this beauty queen with an IQ of 168 whose single-minded devotion to the man of her dreams leads her across the globe, into jail, and onto the front page.
Joyce's labyrinthine crusade for love takes her through a surreal world of kidnapping, manacled Mormons, risque photography, magic underwear, and celestial sex-until her dream is finally realized in a cloning laboratory in Seoul, South Korea.
By turns funny, strange, and disturbing, TABLOID is a vivid portrayal of a phenomenally driven woman whose romantic obsessions and delusions catapult her over the edge into scandal sheet notoriety and an unimaginable life.