Arthur Miller: Writer

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ARTHUR MILLER: WRITER is an intimate portrait of one of the greatest American playwrights of the 20th century. The documentary is told from the unique perspective of an award-winning filmmaker: his daughter, Rebecca Miller. The film includes material never before seen by the public, including in-depth interviews and home movie-style footage, providing insights into Miller that are quite different from the ones the public has previously seen. Rebecca Miller opens the door to the man behind the icon, delves into the roots of his life as an artist, and explores his character - both its strengths and its weaknesses.


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  • A bit slow in the early chapters devoted to Miller's family history, the documentary takes off once the playwright's career kicks into gear.

    Mar 26, 2018 | Full Review…

    Brian Lowry
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  • That documentary, which airs on HBO Monday night, is a true labor of love-a charming 100-minute film that offers an insider's account of a complicated life.

    Mar 19, 2018 | Full Review…
  • There's an eloquent handmade quality to "Arthur Miller: Writer," filmmaker Rebecca Miller's engagingly intimate portrait of her famous father.

    Dec 7, 2017 | Full Review…
  • A skilled filmmaker of some considerable experience, Rebecca has pieced together this revealing portrait of her father from 20 years of candid interviews conducted on the family's beautiful rural estate.

    May 11, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • Warm portrait on dad.

    Apr 15, 2018 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
  • A thoughtful and ethically illuminating documentary

    Mar 22, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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