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Chaplin Today: A King in New York (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Short | Documentary  -  2003 (France)
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An examination of Charles Chaplin's final starring film.

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In 1957 during his self-imposed exile from the United States, Chaplin released a film that proved to be his final starring role, A King in New York. This film examines Chaplin's life in exile that help fuel the personal and political themes of his penultimate feature film, including interviews with his son, Michael, who played a central role in its story. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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This documentary is featured on the Chaplin Collection DVD for A King in New York (1957), released by Warner Brothers in 2004. See more »

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A Great Look Back at a Great Film
26 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love that Jim Jarmusch is involved in this brief documentary. I never read thought of Jarmusch as being connected to Chaplin, but now I know that the film was an inspiration for "Lost in Translation". That makes me want to watch it again.

The modern footage of New York is cheaply done, and I wish they had just used stock footage... who wants to see a guy in a car shake his camera all over the place?

The centerpiece is an interview with Michael Chaplin (who apparently speaks French). He was the power behind the film, and certainly knew Charlie Chaplin in a way that no one else could. For someone like me, who knows very little about Chaplin's personal life, this was a special treat, looking inside the man himself.


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