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9 October 2010 (USA) See more »
Plot:
Honest Man: the Life of R. Budd Dwyer is a movie about politics and corruption, suicide and survival... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Honest Man well worth your time. See more (8 total) »

Cast

 
Dyan Dwyer ... Herself
Joanne Dwyer ... Herself
R. Budd Dwyer ... Himself (voice)
Robert Dwyer ... Himself

Neil O'Neill ... William Smith
William Smith ... Himself

Steve Voldseth ... John Torquato

Directed by
James Dirschberger 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Dirschberger 
Adam Wroblewski 

Produced by
James Dirschberger .... producer
Matt Levie .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Colin M. Day  (as Colin Day)
 
Film Editing by
Matt Levie 
 
Production Management
Daniel Bartholomew .... production manager
Emma James .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Schilens .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Mark Behm .... sound editor
Chris Gugisberg .... boom operator
Jared Swidzinski .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Josh Anderson .... camera operator
Daniel Bartholomew .... camera operator
Dane Brehm .... gaffer
Dan Carr .... camera operator
Colin M. Day .... camera operator (as Colin Day)
 
Animation Department
Casimir Fornalski .... animator
Mike Horn .... animator
Rinee Shah .... animator
 
Editorial Department
Frank Slodysko .... assistant editor
 

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76 min
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Trivia:
This was the only on camera interview William Smith ever gave.See more »

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Was Dwyer's final speech and suicide aired live where childern saw it as it happened?
Is this out on DVD already?
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Honest Man well worth your time., 18 March 2011
Author: seaspray99 from United States

Honest Man is by far one of the most compelling films I've watched in many years. You do not need to be a political person to become enthralled with this very human movie. From the very beginning to the end you will be engulfed in a story of a man who's life was turned upside down in a moment. Life accounts from his family as well as from his colleagues and video clips draw a picture of man who within 75 minutes becomes your friend or a close relative. You will feel his despair as his trial nears and watching this family man succumb to such a desperate end is a true tragedy. What remains is sadness when the movie is over but with it the hope that the lesson here for us is that while we inhabit this earth together, let us remember to treat each other with respect, kindness and honesty.

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