Norman Mailer: The American (2012)





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This documentary features interviews with many friends and colleagues of the famed writer Norman Mailer in order to tell the spectacular story of his life. The filmmaker does not shy away from the most controversial aspects of Mailer's life, including his stabbing of his then wife. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Kids & Family, Special Interest
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On DVD: May 8, 2012
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All Critics (3)

A well-produced tribute to a complex and often exasperating personality.

Full Review… | May 17, 2012
Film Threat

Staccato and compelling, this fast-paced biography recounts some of his views and opinions--writings that alienated people and won supporters.

Full Review… | May 13, 2012
Mark Leeper's Reviews

A documentary is only as fascinating as its subject, and, love him or hate him (most did the latter), Norman Mailer was one fascinating American.

Full Review… | May 7, 2012
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