Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert – a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF explores the legacy of Roger Ebert’s life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
227 Ratings
227 Ratings

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  • Average 8.4/10
  • Fresh 192
  • Rotten 5

Critics Consensus: Rich in detail and warmly affectionate, Life Itself offers a joyful yet poignant tribute to a critical cinematic legacy.

15+ COMMON SENSE

Documentary captures film critic Ebert's zest for living.

Information

Studio
Magnolia Pictures
Genre
Documentary
Released
Copyright
© 2014 Life Itself, LLC

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), French (France) (Subtitles), German (Germany) (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Brazil) (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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