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Miami Premiere Engagement! DE PALMA by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow

  • 09 Jul 2016
  • 5:00 PM - 6:50 PM
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, South Beach
  • 60

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SAT, JULY 09, 5p:

Miami Premiere Engagement!

DE PALMA

Documentary directed by NOAH BAUMBACH & JAKE PALTROW

2016/1hr, 47mins.


One of the most talented, influential, and iconoclastic filmmakers of all time, Brian De Palma’s career started in the 60s and has included such acclaimed and diverse films as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Blow Out, Scarface, The Untouchables, Carlito’s Way, and Mission: Impossible. In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De Palma, exploring not only his life and work but also his singular approach to the craft of filmmaking and his remarkable experiences navigating the film business, from his early days as the bad boy of New Hollywood to his more recent years as a respected veteran of the field. In the end, what emerges is a funny, honest, and incisive portrait of a truly one-of-a-kind artist, and an exhilarating behind-the-scenes look at the last 50 years of the film industry through the eyes of someone who has truly seen it all.

Official Selection: Berlin Film Festival

“DE PALMA OFFERS A NO HOLDS BARRED MASTERCLASS”-Jontahn Romney, The Guardian

★★★★★ A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE FOR FANS!”-Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

“Acolytes of Brian De Palma’s flavorful, flamboyant filmography hardly need reminding of his acrobatic ability as a visual storyteller; what they’ll learn from “De Palma” is that in front of the camera, he’s a pretty marvelous raconteur, too. The septuagenarian director provides an exhaustive but exuberant film-by-film account of a career spanning nearly half a century in Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow’s delicious documentary portrait…it’s playful and perspicacious enough to engage all film-biz aficionados.”-Guy Lodge, Variety



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