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Untouchable (2019)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 2 September 2019 (USA)
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A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct.

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Ursula Macfarlane
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Erika Rosenbaum ... Self
Nannette Klatt Nannette Klatt ... Self
Ken Auletta ... Self - Author & Writer, The New Yorker
Ronan Farrow ... Self - Investigative Reporter
Mickey Osterreicher Mickey Osterreicher ... Self
Jack Lechner ... Self - Head of Development, Miramax
John Schmidt John Schmidt ... Self - Chief Financial Officer, Miramax
Kathy Declesis Kathy Declesis ... Self - Bob Weinstein's Assistant, Miramax
Caitlin Dulany ... Self
Mark Gill ... Self - President, Miramax, Los Angeles
Hope Exiner D'Amore Hope Exiner D'Amore ... Self (as Hope D'Amore)
Zelda Perkins Zelda Perkins ... Self - Miramax, London
Rebecca Traister Rebecca Traister ... Self - Journalist
Rosanna Arquette ... Self
Paz de la Huerta ... Self (as Paz De La Huerta)
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Investigation about one of the most media cases of the early 21st Century that it created all a revolution around the world-wide: Harvey Weinstein. Born and raised in the New York City of the 50s and 60s years, Harvey and his brother Bob were capable to create a little company named Miramax, that eventually was turning along the the 80s and 90s in one of the most important and multi-awarded movie companies of the late 20th Century. But behind the money, glamour, upper-class parties and the awards gala was hidden a scaring reality unknown for everyone except for those to unfortunately lived it: a man of success with a dark side which along some decades forced and abused about a hundred women, in an empire of silence and horror that seemed have no end. Using testimonies and interviews to his victims, Weinstein's former colleagues and an extensive work of documentation, Untouchable examines not only the global impact of the before famous and after infamous Hollywood's mogul but how it ... Written by Chockys

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The Inside Story of the Harvey Weinsten Scandal See more »


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Sex, lies and celluloid reels
22 June 2019 | by rubenmSee all my reviews

We know the facts about Harvey Weinstein. We've read them in the papers or heard about them in the news. What this documentary adds, is the story behind the facts. The incredible story about how this man was able to get away with so much misbehaviour for such a long period. The film shows how his power, his success, and his personality made him get away with anything. It made him, yes, untouchable. A big part of the documentary consists of Weinstein's victims talking to the camera about their unfortunate experiences. Not only actresses, but also a journalist who was physically threatened and verbally abused by Weinstein, as well as several staff members of Miramax. The personal accounts are powerful, at some moments the actresses are visibly very emotional. Director Ursula Mcfarlane does a very good job capturing the distress and damage Weinstein has caused them. The contrast with the archive footage of Weinstein laughing, partying and celebrating is striking. One fragment of the documentary struck me in particular: people in popular TV shows openly joking about Weinsteins reputation with women, and referring to the rumours that apparently were common knowledge in Hollywood. 'Untouchable' is a devastating film for Weinstein, but the good thing is that it ends with a positive message. After the disclosure of his misconduct, the world has become a different place, without any tolerance for misogyny or gender related power abuse.


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UK

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English

Release Date:

2 September 2019 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$221,801
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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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