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See What Happens. The Story of DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

See What Happens. The Story of DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus
DA Pennebaker, Chris Hegedus (photo © 2002 filmvergnuegen GmbH/Dan Cappellazo)

"What impressed me most about the work of DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus is the absolute artistic assurance with which they developed their own style and created a genre all its own. They film real-life people. They aren't interested in conveying information. They tell stories about these real people which touch the hearts of their audiences. That is the high art of filmmaking, beyond the rigid dividing line between theatrical and documentary films." Gerold Hofmann
Genre Biopic
Category Documentary
Year of Production 2002
Director Gerold Hofmann
Screenplay Gerold Hofmann
Cast Bob Neuwirth, Jehane Nonjam, DA Pennebaker, Frazer Pennebaker, Nick Doob, Jim Desmond, Wendy Ettinger, Germaine Greer, Norman Mailer, James Carville, Chris Hegedus
Producers Ulli Pfau, Sharyn Prentice
Production Company Filmvergnuegen, in co-production with YLE, ARTE, Bayerischer Rundfunk, in cooperation with Nederlandse Programma Stichtung/Hilversum, BBC/London
Runtime 85 min
Format 35 mm, color
Sound Technology Dolby
Sound Technology Dolby, Stereo
Festivals Munich 2002, Montreal 2002
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg, Film Victoria, MEDIA

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