A Fuller Life

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Filmmaker Samantha Fuller pays tribute to her late father, American film and literary icon Sam Fuller, with this film featuring excerpts from his memoirs read by fans, friends, and followers. Participants include Joe Dante, James Franco, William Friedkin, Wim Wenders, James Toback, Monte Hellman, and Fuller's former muse Constance Towers. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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It adds up to a rich portrait of an extraordinary man, half-tortured artist, half cigar-chomping action hero.

May 14, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
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Writer, director, reporter, soldier, lover, father and lifelong outsider: the title of this warm doc about the legendary Samuel Fuller pretty much sums it up.

May 11, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A loving and illuminating documentary about an American original, Samuel Fuller.

Feb 26, 2015 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

This affectionate documentary by his daughter, Samantha, distinguishes itself from most such endeavors by minimizing the usual clip-illustrated filmography to focus largely on his formative experiences.

Jan 16, 2015 | Full Review…

A loving tribute for those well versed in the Fuller canon, the doc may prove less revelatory than entertaining for neophytes.

Aug 18, 2014 | Full Review…
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It's a proud film but average.

Aug 5, 2014 | Full Review…

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