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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  • A creative and rousing adaptation of Samuel Fuller's superlative autobiography, made by his daughter.

    May 15, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • A Fuller Life is a cigar-chomping swagger through the life of an independent filmmaker from a time before the term "indie" had entered common parlance.

    May 14, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Wendy Ide

    Times (UK)
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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…

    Steve Rose

    Guardian
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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…

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