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Life Itself (19-Jan-2014)

Director: Steve James

Keywords: Documentary, Biography

Biographical documentary examines the life and career of late American film critic Roger Ebert.

ABSTRACT
Renowned for his acerbic wit and ever-entertaining personality in print and on television, Roger Ebert carved out a reputation for himself as one of America's foremost film critics through a Pulitzer Prize-winning body of work lasting until his untimely death from cancer in 2013. His unique life story is examined in Life Itself, adapted from his 2011 memoir of the same name.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roger Ebert
Critic
18-Jun-1942 4-Apr-2013 Siskel and Ebert
Werner Herzog
Film Director
5-Sep-1942   Fitzcarraldo
Errol Morris
Film Director
5-Feb-1948   Documentary filmmaker
Martin Scorsese
Film Director
17-Nov-1942   Taxi Driver
Gene Siskel
Critic
26-Jan-1946 20-Feb-1999 Siskel and Ebert

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