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Ricky on Leacock (2012)

Ricky on Leacock





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The work (on and off screen) of legendary filmmaker, Richard Leacock, protégé to Robert Flaherty (Nanook of the North, Louisiana Story) not only influenced generations of filmmakers during his long career but also changed, technically and aesthetically, "how" movies are made. Ricky on Leacock is a cinematic journey that Jane Weiner began as a young filmmaker during which, over 38 years, she filmed various encounters with his friends and contemporaries including D.A. Pennebaker, Robert Drew, Ed Pincus, Jonas Mekas, Duan Makavejev, and others. -- (C) IFC Centermore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary
Directed By:
Written By: Jane Weiner
In Theaters:


Robert Drew
as Robert Drew
Richard Leacock
as Richard Leacock
D.A. Pennebaker
as D.A. Pennebaker

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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

"Ricky on Leacock" is a warm, affectionate, lionizing tribute to a man who likely deserves one.

Full Review… | August 16, 2012
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

A hedonist and humanist, admired filmmaker Ricky Leacock was curious about everyone.

Full Review… | September 16, 2013
Boston Phoenix

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