(2018) Written and directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Mel Brooks, Dick Cavett, Werner Herzog, Bill Hader. (102 min.) DCP.
A kaleidoscope of commentators rhapsodizes about Buster Keaton’s uniquely brilliant art, and a thoughtfully hilarious selection of film clips pays tribute to his Jazz Age masterpieces and fearless physical comedy. Director Peter Bogdanovich, a film historian first, is well suited to provide both biography and career overview of one of moviedom’s geniuses.
Introduced by Laura Boyes.
“He is one of the inventors of cinema” (Werner Herzog).
“It’s a celebration and also an invitation to some of the purest, strangest laughter the screen has to offer” (New York Times).
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