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Cinema Verite (2011)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 23 April 2011
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show.

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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 6 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Michelle Loud
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Mary
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Alan Raymond
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show.

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Cinema Verite - Das wahre Leben  »

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Craig Gilbert, portrayed here by Gandolfini, James, was the award-winning documentary filmmaker who created and produced the original "American Family" series on PBS. After the controversy about the iconic series, it proved to be his final film credit. See more »

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The Louds' Mercedes has a California plate with the number style 1AAA000. These plates did not appear until 1980. See more »

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References The David Susskind Show (1958) See more »

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Oh, reality!
24 April 2011 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Naturally, it doesn't feel real. The first show of its kind, brought America into a debacle of sorts. Was this an "art form" or a voyeuristic trip into the unknown? Now, the whole thing feels manipulated, fragmented and utterly unreal. The gay son, brought the situation into the main stream but it was misunderstood, or was it? The one thing I got out of this films was a superlative performance by Diane Lane. She is truly extraordinary. But the task of reproducing the "moment" feels a bit all over the place. Going from highlight to highlight, if you didn't know about it you still won't really understand. This is no Truman Show. The dramatic structure seems not merely uncertain but downright opportunistic. Needless to say, I was disappointed.


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