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24th Athens International Film Festival

Life Itself

Roger Ebert was a seminal figure for film lovers everywhere and "Life Itself" manages to capture everything that made him stand out. His bottomless love of cinema will certainly reinvigorate yours!

He was one of the most famous and influential film critics in the world, the first to win a Pulitzer Prize and, without a doubt, the most widely popular of his ilk. He managed to put movie criticism on TV, he wrote books and scripts, he got on the social media bandwagon and he hang out with famous filmmakers, like Martin Scorsese and Werner Hertzog, although that didn't stop him from criticizing their films if he felt it was called for.

Roger Ebert was a seminal figure for film lovers everywhere and "Life Itself" manages to capture everything that made him stand out. His deep knowledge of film, his knack for reaching wide audiences, his legendary rivalry with TV show co-host Gene Siskel, his way with words and his battle with cancer, which did not stop him from watching and writing about movies. His bottomless love of cinema will certainly reinvigorate yours. Ch.L.


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Σκηνοθεσία / Director
Steve James

Φωτογραφία / DoP
Dana Kupper

Μουσική / Music
Joshua Abrams

Μοντάζ / Editor
David E. Simpson, Steve James

Εμφανίζονται / Featuring
Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel, Chaz Ebert, Errol Morris

ΗΠΑ / USA
2014
Εγχρωμο / Color
DCP
115'
Αγγλικά / English


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