Jessica Chastain transforms herself into televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

Summary by Abc 7 LA
'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' looks at Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who earned fame, and a lot of money, through their religious broadcasting, until it all came tumbling down in a mess of scandals and fraud.
8 months ago

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The Guardian

‘She got a lot of trouble for it’: how Tammy Faye Bakker went from televangelist to gay icon

In new film The Eyes of Tammy Faye, the unusually accepting religious TV star is brought to life by Jessica Chastain

8 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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New York Times

Video: ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ | Anatomy of a Scene

The director Michael Showalter narrates a scene from his film featuring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield.

8 months ago·New York, United States
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People

Tammy Faye Messner's Daughter 'Was Not Happy' About The Eyes of Tammy Faye Film: 'Here We Go Again'

Despite initial skepticism, Tammy Sue Bakker-Chapman eventually became part of the project by recording a song for the end credits.

8 months ago·United States
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abc 7 LA

Jessica Chastain transforms herself into televangelist Tammy Faye Bakker in 'The Eyes of Tammy Faye'

'The Eyes of Tammy Faye' looks at Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker who earned fame, and a lot of money, through their religious broadcasting, until it all came tumbling down in a mess of scandals and fraud.

8 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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RollingStone

'The Eyes of Tammy Faye': Jessica Chastain Will Have You Crying 'Holy Sh-t'

She was a person of humble means who then made and lost a fortune, one half of a pioneering couple responsible for building a televangelism empire, a wife and a mother, a devoted disciple of Christ and even bigger believer in the power of puppetry to spread the Good Word. But you likely remember Tammy Faye Bakker, if you remember her at all, for her eyes. Specifically, the kilometer-long lashes that framed those famous high-beam peepers, and the…

8 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Las Vegas Review-Journal

‘Tammy Faye’ star Jessica Chastain is no mere ‘it’ girl

Q&A with actress Jessica Chastain, star of “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” and “Scenes From a Marriage.”

8 months ago·Las Vegas, United States
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