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The Woodmans (2010)

Unrated  |   |  Documentary, Biography  |  18 January 2011 (USA)
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The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work - making art.

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Cast overview:
Francesca Woodman ...
Herself (archive footage)
George Woodman ...
Himself
Betty Woodman ...
Herself
Charles Woodman ...
Himself (as Charlie Woodman)
Patricia Sawin ...
Herself
Edwin Frank ...
Himself
Sloan Rankin ...
Herself
Catherine Chermayeff ...
Herself
Sabina Mirri ...
Herself
Benjamin ...
Himself (archive footage)
Glenn Palmer-Smith ...
Himself
Robert Kushner ...
Himself
Alexander Woodman ...
Himself
Andrea Woodman ...
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The story of a family that suffers a tragedy, but perseveres and finds redemption through each other and their work - making art.

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18 January 2011 (USA)  »

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$5,874 (USA) (21 January 2011)

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$38,330 (USA) (26 August 2011)
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George Woodman: I feel Francesca's photographs should be looked at for the photographs they are, and not looked at because they were made by a person with a, perhaps, unusual history.
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This film was interesting yet disturbing for the wrong reasons
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Setting aside all of her brilliant and groundbreaking work, I was highly troubled by the detached nature of her parents. They seemed more interested in advancing their own notoriety through their daughter's work. The life of Francesca seemed almost an aside to them.

The film itself was worth watching, but I got something entirely different from what I expected. I was left mourning this young woman and gained an understanding of what had her so troubled by seeing her parents casual, almost forced reactions to her death. Her friends were much more upset.

Perhaps that was the point. Perhaps they are so devastated by her death that detachment was the only way to cope. I wouldn't say I blame them, but its the way they seem to revel in the attention that had me disgusted.


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