Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank (2004)

Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 25mins.
Genres Foreign, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Wrapped
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Josephine Lindop Research Researcher 458 12000001
Mark Roy Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Walter Forsythe Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Steve Scales Editor n/a 172 7000001
Kyle Cameron Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Gerald Fox Producer n/a 3 3000001
Melvyn Bragg Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Bob Hannah Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Gerald Fox Director n/a 2 2000001
Synopsis
A look deep inside photographer Robert Frank's personal and creative life. Born in Zurich in 1924 but since 1947 a consummate New Yorker, Frank shuffles around an empty lot, unshaven and wryly inveighing against the yuppies who have invaded his territory. He lives with his second wife, the sculptress June Leaf, between a Greenwich Village apartment and a house in the wilds of Nova Scotia. Discussing his black-and-white portraits of working class folk photographs to his films, Franks sums it up by saying, "It's not the pretty or the sweet life, but the real life I looked for and got."
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