Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You
1hr 31min CAST: Norman Lear, Bea Arthur, George Clooney, Jay Leno, Rob Reiner DIRECTOR: Heidi Ewing , Rachel Grady TUESDAY FILM SERIES
Arguably the most influential creator, writer, and producer in the history of television, Norman Lear brought primetime into step with the times. Using comedy and indelible characters, his legendary 1970s shows such as All In the Family, Maude, Good Times, and The Jeffersons, boldly cracked open dialogue and shifted the national consciousness, injecting enlightened humanism into sociopolitical debates on race, class, creed, and feminism.
It's an undeniable treat to see a lively, vulnerable Lear on screen willing and eager to bring his storytelling wisdom to his life story.Vikram Murth, Movie Mezzanine
A fine, celebratory introduction into the career of Lear...Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times