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It's fair, then, to call Icarus a coup for a first-time documentarian, the product of both dumb luck and a strange rapport between Fogel and Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov.
Imagine a version of Morgan Sperlock's Super Size Me in which, instead of merely bloating up, Sperlock entered into an uneasy friendship with an evil clown version of Ronald McDonald, and you'll get a sense of this doc's unexpected depth.
Rodchenkov proves a surprisingly lovable personality --- wry, funny, and gregarious. But things get dark and dangerous when the Russian Olympic doping program is exposed and Rodchenkov fears that he might be in a position of knowing too much.
The unwieldiness is part and parcel of the movie's ragged appeal. None of this was by design.
The film moves into more interesting terrain when it follows the odyssey of Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov.
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