Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story
Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story (2009)

This documentary chronicles the career of the massively popular British funnyman Eddie Izzard on his journey from humble standup comic to internationally recognized actor and comedian. With rare footage from his early performances,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 26, 2010
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Several things might strike you as odd about Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story, a documentary about the cross-dressing British comedian.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Sarah Townsend's Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story illuminates the life and career of the protean, gender-bending comedian-actor through an astonishing collection of footage.

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John Wheeler
L.A. Weekly

The compelling documentary Believe condenses the comedian's fascinating life into 105 minutes of interviews, archive material and -- most importantly to understanding any performer -- several decades of performance footage.

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Steve K
Not quite as involving as I had hoped, it still gives some insight into one of the funniest people alive today. Any new Eddie is good Eddie, even in… More
Martin Bishop
Interesting documentary about the life of Eddie Izzard, flawed only by focusing largely on the his "struggling artist" early years, then breezing… More