Cinema Verite
Cinema Verite (2011)

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show.

Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Add Your Rating
User Score

Available Online

Buy & Rent

Buy SD $14.99 -
- -
Buy SD $14.99 -
Buy HD $19.99 -
Buy SD $14.99 -
- -


Stream Now

Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sean Axmaker

... an engaging and accomplished production and its coda offers yet another perspective on the show, the controversy, and the complexity of the characters ...

Full review…
Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

Best to focus on the real standouts here: the excellence of the casting and performances.

Full review…
More reviews for Cinema Verite

Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Interesting, but I don't know the original show this was based on, so perhaps I would rate it higher if I did. Even without knowing, it was pretty good.… More
Carlos Magalh„es
A decent film that portrays the controversial behind-the-scenes of the first reality show on American television, a risky format that would become what now is… More
Anthony Lawrie
Cinema Verite reveals the birth of reality TV, reveals all what is wrong with it and then shows the unfashionable happy ending. Cinema Verite could of had a… More
Cynthia S.
Very interesting. This is a dramatization of the very first American family reality show. Filmed as a PBS documentary in 1973, the Loud family allowed cameras… More
Spencer S.
The story of the dirtbag producer who takes advantage of the sensibilities of people to make a fast buck is a commonplace story, but when its a true story, and… More
Walter M.
Inspired by the work of Margaret Mead, documentary filmmaker Craig Gilbert(James Gandolfini) has an idea for a teleivsion series to capture an average American… More