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Release Date:
2 June 2006 (UK) See more »
Plot:
The son of acclaimed cinematographer Haskell Wexler confronts his complex father by turning the camera on him. What results is a portrait of a difficult genius and a son's path out of the shadow of a famous father. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

Peter Bart ... Himself

Verna Bloom ... Herself

Billy Crystal ... Himself

Michael Douglas ... Himself

Jane Fonda ... Herself

Milos Forman ... Himself

Troy Garity ... Himself
Ronnie Gilbert ... Herself
Conrad L. Hall ... Himself

Conrad W. Hall ... Himself
Tom Hayden ... Himself

Dennis Hopper ... Himself

Ron Howard ... Himself

Norman Jewison ... Himself

Elia Kazan ... Himself (archive footage)

Irvin Kershner ... Himself

George Lucas ... Himself

Albert Maysles ... Himself

Daniel Moder ... Himself (as Danny Moder)

Paul Newman ... Himself

Sidney Poitier ... Himself

Julia Roberts ... Herself

John Sayles ... Himself

Martin Sheen ... Himself

Lee Tamahori ... Himself

Studs Terkel ... Himself

Haskell Wexler ... Himself (also archive footage)

Mark Wexler ... Himself (also archive footage)
Simon Wexler ... Himself (archive footage)

Jonathan Winters ... Himself
D.P. Carlson ... Himself (uncredited)

Johnny Grant ... Himself (uncredited)

Rob Reiner ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Wexler  (as Mark S. Wexler)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Robert DeMaio 
Mark Wexler  (as Mark S. Wexler)

Produced by
Mark Luethi .... associate producer
Mark Wexler .... producer (as Mark S. Wexler)
 
Original Music by
Blake Leyh 
 
Cinematography by
Mark Wexler  (as Mark S. Wexler)
 
Film Editing by
Robert DeMaio 
 
Sound Department
Marty Church .... foley mixer
Michael Kowalski .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Jeff Defalque .... AfterFX artist
Ricardo Echevarria .... AfterFX artist (as Rick Echevarria)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joan Churchill .... additional camera operator
John Ealer .... additional camera operator
Jon Else .... additional camera operator
Sarah Levy .... additional photographer
Patrick Loungway .... additional camera operator
Keith Walker .... additional camera operator
Clay Westervelt .... camera operator
Haskell Wexler .... additional camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Randy L. Anderson .... color timer
Nathan Adams .... technical consultant (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Barbara Gregson .... clearance consultant
 

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Also Known As:
"My Cinematographer" - Japan (English title)
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Rated R for language and some sexual images
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95 min
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Father and Son, 29 July 2009
Author: Danielle De Colombie from Paris, France

One can't help but feel sorry for Mark Wexler. Goodness gracious me. To have a genius for a father. Not an easy thing. Rita Hayworth after her marriage with Orson Welles say "Being married to a genius is exhausting" Imagine being the son. Naturally Mark is a sucker for punishment. He gets himself in the lions cage knowing that he's the lion's favorite dish. In any case. Bravo Mark! I don't think we'll ever have a more realistic, balanced and fair portrait of Haskell Wexler. The documentary is unavoidably manipulated by its subject but even that shows a private side of the man and his amusingly enormous ego that couldn't have come to the fore if it wasn't for Mark Wexler. I enjoyed, with certain moments of real discomfort, this wonderful documentary about one of the greatest pains in the ass that ever lived. His work will live forever and this film signed by his son will travel in time as a perfect companion.

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