Al Franken: God Spoke

2006, Documentary, 1h 30m

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This documentary traces Franken's transformation from humorist to activist with entertaining, if uneven, results. Read critic reviews

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Filmmakers Nick Doob and Chris Hegedus document a year in the life of satirist Al Franken, as he tours to promote his book "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" and as he helps lay the groundwork for Air America and campaigns for John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election. In between, Franken spars with pundits Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter.

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Nick Doob
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Nick Doob
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Chris Hegedus
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Rebecca Marshall
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D.A. Pennebaker
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  • Jun 18, 2008
    I imagine that Al Fraken has a very very difficult job. The bluster one must experience in a world of pundits is probably hurricane-like, so it's amazing that Franken can keep smiling and being funny. It's really his personality more than anything that drives this documentary, but it's a little hard to focus on him amid the hostile political climate in the US.
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