Norman Lear: Just Another Version of YouHD Closed Captioning
Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady
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About the Movie
Largely responsible for bold American television in the 1970s, Norman Lear's name is synonymous with the sitcom. From his childhood and early career with his groundbreaking TV success (All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude) and social activism, Lear proved social change was possible through an unlikely prism-laughter-and created some of the greatest moments in television history.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 42
- Fresh: 36
- Rotten: 6
- Average Rating: 7.2/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: [An] assured documentary portrait of that influential television producer.
Fresh: The trailblazing TV showrunner gets a lively tribute in Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's technically imaginative doc.
Fresh: A fine, celebratory introduction into the career of Lear ...
Fresh: As long as the man can reflect with such astounding clarity on his accomplishments, such a film is a valuable document.
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- Genre: Documentary
- Released: 2016
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