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Hal

Hal is a movie starring Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, and Rosanna Arquette. Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as...

Other Titles
Once I Was: The Hal Ashby Story, Regissören Hal Ashby, Hal Ashby, Hal, un director de culto
Running Time
1 hours 30 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Documentary
Director
Amy Scott
Actors
Rosanna Arquette, Hal Ashby, Allison Anders, Judd Apatow
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar®-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce.

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Evelyn Welch

This documentary is a nice little story about the love story between an atheist and a Christian woman. I personally feel this movie could be better but I'm sure most people who watched it loved it. It's a very well done documentary and one that you would definitely not want to miss. If you are a Christian or atheist you will definitely want to watch this one. I'm sure many of you will enjoy it.

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Gary

I am very sorry that so many people (mainly parents) did not know what the movie was about. I think this is a great example of the best of all documentaries. It tells us that it's very important to see movies that are in our minds. A great documentary with a good message about family values. I really loved the movie. I think it's one of the best documentaries ever made. I think that it's very important to see it. And if you haven't seen it yet, go see it now. You won't regret it.

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Crystal

There are very few documentaries which can accurately portray a time in the life of a person. We are able to find that type of story, but it's usually through the eyes of a loved one. George Bush is one of the few exceptions. The man who took us from one disastrous war to another, to two. But his documentary 'The Decision' does a great job of capturing his personal feelings, fears, and even obsession about his wife, Laura. His wife's friend is also interviewed, and she says he was never really happy with his decision to take her off life support. While many documentaries have touched on this topic, none have been as thorough and realistic as this one. George Bush has also been interviewed, and his response is also an incredible story. The question is not "was he right" or "was she right" but rather "was he a good man?" And the answer is a resounding "yes".

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Andrew

Budgets are often looked at as the holy grail of any organization. But if you don't have one, how can you create one? In the documentary, Budgets: The Rise and Fall of the World's Biggest Program, filmmaker Michael Anderson reveals the facts behind one of the most important programs of the 1990s: the $150 billion, three-year effort to end extreme poverty. In the United States, more than 7 billion people live on less than $2 a day. The film covers how this was accomplished, the legacy it left behind, and how it continues to shape the lives of millions of people today. The film is riveting. It's not just about the money, though. It's also about the people who fought to make it happen. I was lucky enough to meet Anderson at the Toronto International Film Festival. He shared with me the story of how he got started on the project, his fascination with the subject, and the process of getting the story published. The story is compelling and well-documented. Anderson also explains why he decided to make the film. There's a lot of pressure on him to find a story to tell, he says, but the way he tells it is the way he wants to tell it. Anderson, who is originally from Chicago, learned about the subject through the works of William Goldman, a humanitarian who devoted his life to ending extreme poverty. Anderson began to interview a group of people from around the world, hoping to get a sense of their opinions and opinions of the topic. The interviews, and the film, formed the basis of what became the documentary. He discovered that many people have conflicting opinions about the subject, and some don't understand why it is important. Anderson decided to use the interviews to help people understand. As he explained to me, he wanted to make a documentary that he could show to people at a party, at a conference, or at a bar. "This is not a question about the morality of the issue," he said. "This is about the fact that we are losing the war against extreme poverty." A movie about the program might seem like a contradiction. After all, a documentary about the program might mean that it's the documentary itself that's being used as a propaganda tool. The film, however, is more than that. The film's subjects, from residents of the world's poorest countries to ordinary people in the United States, are all interviewed. In doing so, Anderson was able to interview a wide range of people, from the U.N. representatives

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Craig

You can watch this film any time of the day, but I think it is best to watch it when it is on television. It is a shame that the public doesn't have access to this film, because it is a great story of how a very special child, and his parents, cope with the stress of being an American in the Middle East, as well as the complexities of having a foreign child living with his parents in a very difficult environment. It is also a great story of the courage of people to get through the difficult times, and to help their children and grandchildren. I hope the film is shown more often on television.

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Linda

I've been a fan of Joni Mitchell for a long time, and in the film I've been amazed at how she manages to draw out the most profound emotions from her audience, without seeming preachy or sensational. And I've been stunned by how much better this film is than most. A very, very beautiful and thought-provoking film.

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Betty

I'm surprised this film is rated so low. The subjects of sex and war are handled very sensitively, so you can feel both the suffering and the beauty of what is going on. This is a very real story and you can feel for the people involved in it. The acting is very good. It has been a long time since I've seen such an honest, honest and pure portrayal of the human condition. This is a film that can be viewed and enjoyed by anyone and everyone. Don't be fooled by the rating of 5.1.

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Scott J.

What the hell was I thinking? I just watched this movie and I feel like I wasted two hours of my life. I thought it was going to be the most boring documentary I have ever watched, but I was wrong. It was so much more than that. The director went to the location of the murder of the priest, and the whole time I was like, "This is what happens when you make a documentary about a murder." I was expecting it to be a documentary about the murder, but instead it was the director interviewing the victims. I just couldn't believe it. It was so heartwarming and just so touching. It was a really powerful documentary. I don't know what the movie was about, but I hope it was because the director and his crew were just so honest. I hope people will watch this movie. It's the only documentary I've ever seen that actually got me to cry.

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Joshua G.

As a British citizen, I was really looking forward to this documentary. I saw the trailer, but didn't think it would be that interesting. I was wrong. It was a very interesting documentary about how hard it is to make documentaries about the people who have never had the chance to speak about their lives. As the interviewees became more and more emotional, I was in tears and the emotional experiences became more and more real. It is a must-see documentary, for both British and non-British citizens.

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Tiffany

I can't believe that a documentary about the world's oldest man, an anonymous "Chinese billionaire" with a world-class dental hygiene, has not been made about him. I had the opportunity to see a documentary about him on TV in China, and found the quality of the filming to be excellent, and the narrative style to be lively and informative. But what I liked most about the documentary was the way it introduced and established the many facets of the life of this man, and how it showed how important his oral health was to him, and the importance of the people around him, including the doctors, his fellow workers, and even the children of the community, who had a close relationship with him. He was a pioneer of the oral health movement, and we should remember this. It is not only important to him, but to us, and it is worth remembering. If you are interested in the oral health movement, this documentary is an excellent way to start your journey. But it is also important to recognize the important people and organizations that were involved in his life. There are many stories about the importance of the oral health movement, and how important the oral health movement is to the world. The film is informative and well-made, and you will be touched by the stories told by the people who were in his life.

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Gerald

From the start of the movie, I knew I was in for a treat. I am not going to give any spoilers but I do want to warn people that this is not a docu-drama about a single man's story. This is a moving and inspiring story of a man who, despite the fact that he is a very successful professional, is living a life of loneliness and has a serious illness. His life is a constant struggle. The movie is shot in black and white so that the audience can focus on the emotions and the atmosphere of the movie. I love the idea of having the movie in black and white because it allows you to see what the characters are experiencing. The movie is a little bit slow at the beginning but I love the way the movie ends. I will not tell you the ending because I don't want to give you any spoilers. I loved this movie and I recommend it to anyone who wants to see a movie about an individual's story and who wants to see a movie about a man living a life of loneliness.

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Christopher A.

I am a big fan of Kahlil Gibran. And I have not seen his memoir "Before the Sunset" in years. So I was delighted to see this documentary on the subject. It was very well done, and he did not apologize for his controversial views. He just talked about the work he did as a journalist. I liked the fact that he had not really been able to express himself in the past. I was impressed with the fact that his father, who died when he was only 6 years old, is interviewed. The movie does a great job of bringing out his thoughts and his life. If you are a fan of Kahlil Gibran, you will enjoy this movie.

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Kevin

After his first film was a success, he was asked to make a second one, which he did. It was a success, too, but in this film, he gets more personal with his life, so that it is even more painful to watch. It is a must see.

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Harry C.

I was captivated by the whole movie. I wanted to watch it for years. It was so much more than I expected. This is an interesting story about the inner workings of the system and the kind of control it has over the people. It's a sad story about what it's like to have no choice but to be a slave, even if you are a better person than most. I have never seen anything like this before. I recommend it to anyone who is into art, psychology or sociology. I give it a 10 out of 10.

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Dylan P.

I have not been to a single screening of this film. I just wanted to see if it was worth my time. I was not disappointed. This is a compelling and informative documentary that tells the story of a group of New Yorkers who fought for and won the right to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in 1994. Although the documentary is not political, it's clear that the people in the documentary want to see change happen. The movie is very entertaining. It has a great cast and the actors play their parts very well. I also found the camera work very realistic and interesting. It was also very informative. The director tells the story in a very well done way. He talks about the reasons that marijuana was legalized, how it was used by people and how it changed the lives of people in New York City. The director was very candid and honest with the audience. He talked about the health issues of marijuana, the money that was involved and how this was the catalyst for change in New York. The director also talked about the city's fight to get marijuana legalized and the decisions that were made that led to the legalization of marijuana in New York City. I found this documentary to be very informative and entertaining. It is very different from other documentaries. The subjects in the documentary were very personal and the subjects spoke very frankly about their experiences. This documentary is very much worth seeing and I am looking forward to seeing more of these kinds of documentaries.

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Henry C.

I loved the movie and I loved the director. I wanted to know more about the place. I wanted to know what it was like. The director was wonderful. He made the movie very well. He made it entertaining and that was his job. I was very pleased with the movie. I thought it was well-made. I am glad I saw it. I hope to see it again.

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Lauren S.

I watched this film on the strength of the name. I was expecting something quite different, and I'm glad I watched it. I really enjoyed the documentary and found the film quite interesting. I'm not going to waste any more of my time with the film, but I will definitely watch it again. It was worth my time. I was also really surprised at how much of a "Northeastern" accent George Clooney had. It was actually quite interesting to see that and how it changed throughout the film. It was a very interesting and intriguing documentary. I really enjoyed the film and thought it was worth my time.

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Lauren H.

Caine is a sweet man, but what he did to his own family in the 1930's is unforgivable. The late great Dean Caine was so dedicated to his wife, he would do anything to help her. The only problem is that he did not know what he was doing was wrong, and he could not let it go. The ending of this film is heartbreaking. But the real story is how much Caine had to give up to make it through the Depression. This film is a wonderful reminder of how much work and sacrifice can be needed to make a difference.

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Charles W.

I recently attended the Cannes Film Festival and was very fortunate to catch this film at the screening I attended. "The Face of Truth" is a film that examines the way in which the Internet and the Internet-enabled life of young people has changed the lives of people from all walks of life. It's a brilliant documentary and one of the best films I've seen in a long time. The subject matter and the photography is incredible. I also liked the fact that the filmmakers took on the subject matter as a "myth" that is part of our cultural mythology, not the truth. It was very interesting to see how the movie was perceived by the press and by the public. The acting and directing was excellent. I liked the movie's ending and I thought the whole film was well-done. I definitely recommend this movie.

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Rebecca

As a relative newcomer to the film industry, I had to wait a few months before seeing this film. I had no idea that this film was being made, and I had no idea that it was so bad. However, I am glad I had the opportunity to see it. This film is definitely a bad movie, and if you are a fan of Lars Von Trier, you will hate it. But if you are looking for a movie that will make you think, this is the film for you. In fact, this movie is so bad that it is so bad that it is good. And that is really the point. If you can't think for yourself, don't watch this film. But if you do, watch it. It is worth it.

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Amy H.

I had heard some bad things about this documentary, but I thought it was a very interesting and enlightening film. I was very surprised by the amount of resources that were put into this project. The use of computer generated imagery was truly amazing, and it was also a very effective way of showing the different types of people in the prison system. This documentary was very informative and interesting and made you feel very uncomfortable and like you were there. I would highly recommend this documentary to anyone.