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As navel-gazing documentarians go, Morgan Spurlock has nothing on Mark Wexler. His first film, Me And My Matchmaker, focused on a yenta trying to find him the perfect match. In Tell Them Who You Are, he explored and exploited his relationship with his father, Haskell, the famous Hollywood cinematographer. Now that Wexler has rounded 50, How To Live Forever treats us to a feature-length look at the aging process: what it means, how it might be slowed down, and whether that’s a good thing. Like Willard Scott without the jam, Wexler tracks down centenarians, including the world’s oldest »
Documentarian Max Wexler has had a growing presence in his films. His first feature Me & My Matchmaker focuses on a dedicated matchmaker, but turns to include Wexler as she attempts to find his match. Next came Tell Them Who You Are, a portrait of Wexler’s cinematographer father that also explored Wexler’s wish to step out of his father’s shadow. In his latest, How to Live Forever, Wexler boldly steps into the spotlight, training the lens on himself, his fear of death, and his new found desire to live forever.
While living forever was once a thing of sci-fi fantasy, with ever-evolving science and nutrition regimes, eternity may be closer than we think. With it’s first trailer, you can get a taste of Wexler’s wild ride to immortality. Check it out below via Apple and the poster via Gatw.
Filmmaker Mark Wexler is not going down without a fight. »
- Kristy Puchko
Variance Films to release the new documentary from Mark Wexler in May 2011 (Photo Above: Fitness expert, Jack Lalanne teaches Mark Wexler about fitness during the filming of Mark Wexler’s How To Live Forever)
Variance Films has acquired all Us theatrical rights for How To Live Forever, the new feature film from acclaimed writer-director Mark Wexler (Tell Them Who You Are). Variance founder Dylan Marchetti announced the acquisition today and stated that his firm will release the film in conjunction with Wexler.s World on May 13, 2011 in New York, followed by a national expansion.
In How To Live Forever, director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should he take? Does 94-year-old exercise guru Jack Lalanne have all the answers, or does Buster, a 103-year-old chain-smoking, beer-drinking marathoner? What about futurist Ray Kurzweil, »
- Melissa Howland
3 items from 2011
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