Learn about the history, the families, the love and design that goes into each pie. Moreover, discover a completely new appreciation for pizza as true culinary art.


Gorman Bechard





Cast overview, first billed only:
Lyle Lovett ... Self
Michael Bolton ... Self
Bill Pustari Bill Pustari ... Self
Dave Portnoy Dave Portnoy ... Self - Founder, Barstool Sports
Rick Nielsen ... Self
John DeStefano John DeStefano ... Self
Flora Consiglio Flora Consiglio ... Self
Gary Bimonte Gary Bimonte ... Self
Francis Rosselli Francis Rosselli ... Self
Franz Douskey Franz Douskey ... Self
Chris Murphy Chris Murphy ... Self - Connecticut Senator (as Sen. Chris Murphy)
Jim Koplik Jim Koplik ... Self
Bob Consiglio Bob Consiglio ... Self
Ricky Consiglio Ricky Consiglio ... Self
Hy Katz Hy Katz ... Self


In the 6 block radius of Wooster square lies the trifecta, Sally's, Pepe's and Modern. Three pizza palaces loved by everybody from Presidents to Rock Stars. Even Frank Sinatra used to send his driver all the way from Hoboken just to pick up some pies. And to the people of the Elm City, there's no question. Since Frank Pepe first wheeled his bread cart down Wooster street in 1925, New Haven has been home to the finest pizza on the planet. Coming off the success of his last feature, "Color Me Obsessed, a film about The Replacements," which Rolling Stone named "one of the seven best music documentaries of the year," director Gorman Bechard moves from one lifelong obsession to another. This time taking a look at the long history, the families, the high and the lows of three universally recognized restaurants, and how a city that itself has gone through many highs and lows, has always rallied behind them. Pizza, A Love Story will feature interviews family members (including Sally's wife ... Written by Gorman Bechard

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Great Documentary On The Worlds Greatest Pizza
29 September 2020 | by earlymanfanSee all my reviews

If you're going to make a documentary about the most amazing pizza in the world it better be good. This documentary is as amazing as the pizza that it celebrates. Loved the airplane animation too!

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