Finding Vivian MaierHD Closed Captioning
John Maloof & Charlie Siskel
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About the Movie
Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century's greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Maier's strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 94
- Fresh: 89
- Rotten: 5
- Average Rating: 7.5/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: This is an amazing tale, and Maloof has labored mightily to flesh it out. He's almost as odd as Maier was.
Fresh: A film that leaves a large part of its subject's mystery gratifyingly intact.
Fresh: Finding Vivian Maier is a find in more ways than one.
Fresh: Every time one of her photos flashes on the screen, the woman's genius is undeniable.
Wow, what a discovery.
I enjoyed this film immensely. What a find to uncover all of these images at an auction. Then to go on to discover so much about her very private life. An amazing piece of work and journey of discovery.
Fascinating look into the strange and sad life of an extraordinary artist who time nearly forgot. Makes you wonder how many Vivian Maier's are out there unclaimed by their generation, and how many great works go unseen and untouched.