Obit.

2016, Documentary, 1h 35m

58 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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Obit shines an entertaining -- and overdue -- spotlight on an engaging group of people whose singular craft is too often taken for granted. Read critic reviews

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At The New York Times, a particular team of writers is entrusted with reflecting upon the luminaries, icons, and world leaders of our day. Here, we are introduced to those responsible for crafting these unequaled obituaries. As we are taken through their painstaking process, we learn about the pressures accompanying a career spent shaping the story of a life.

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