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Capturing the Friedmans

3 Ratings: 1.3
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This documentary "captures" the experience of a family in crisis, through the actual home video movies of the Friedmans, a seemingly average upper-middle-class Jewish family in Great Neck, NY whose world was changed disastrously when the father … see full wiki

Genre: Documentary
Release Date: May 30, 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
2 reviews about Capturing the Friedmans
review by . April 07, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Family footage, format of the documentary     Cons: No conclusions and very incomplete explanations of outcomes and motives     The Bottom Line: If you want to watch a real family self destruct, then this is for you; otherwise, find a different documentary.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals everything about the movie''s plot. Reading the other reviews, I’m not really sure what I missed. I found the documentary neither riveting …
review by . October 09, 2003
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Very interesting - compelling. documentary     Cons: A bit too personal - touch of voyuerism     The Bottom Line: Compelling, dramatic, serious family in denial. A movie for documentary and Americana buffs.     Man - I thought my family was weird. I am pleased to realize how normal we were after watching this film.      Documentary filled with personal home photos and videos of a family's internal combustion and …
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