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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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Francesca Woodman: [last journal entry] This action that I foresee has nothing to do with melodrama. It is that life, as lived by me now, is a series of exceptions. I was , or am, not unique - but special. This is why I was an artist. I was inventing a language for people to see the everyday things that I also see, and show them something different. Nothing to do with not being able 'to take it' in the big city, or with self-doubt or because my heart is gone. And not to teach people a lesson. Simply the other side.
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a girl who took dignity and honesty to a fatal conclusion
24 February 2013 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised at the low score and negative reviewing of this documentary. Perhaps its a pinch too long but i don't think so. It seems peoples gripe is that there's too much of the family and not enough about Francesca? Um, shes dead. All that we can do is hope her family and friends at the time will communicate, all of whom do.

I hadn't heard of Francesca before but somebody recommended it and i thought it was haunting and a beautifully rendered documentary.It is interesting to see the competitiveness within an artistic household, that artists are not above trying to outdo their own family members. It also goes a ways to see why Francesca herself was so obsessively driven for success and recognition. Touching portrait of youth, mostly.


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