I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
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I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
John Cazale's resume as a film actor isn't long, but it's distinguished. Cazale appeared in five feature films, and each one received an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, while three of them -- The Godfather, The Godfather Part II and The Deer Hunter -- won the category. Al Pacino, who made three films with Cazale, considered him one his finest acting partners, and many film buffs cite Cazale as one of the best actors of his generation. But Cazale was thirty-seven years old before making his film debut after distinguishing himself in the New York theater community, and… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The film is as bright and largely superficial as the DVD's Oscilloscope packaging."
‑ Leslie Stonebraker, New York Press
"A sketchy but touching celebration of Cazale's life and career."
‑ Phil Hall, EDGE Boston
"Richard Shepard profiles this actor's actor, a New York stage veteran who worked with and earned the respect of some of the greatest actors of his generation..."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Seanax.com
"This is an extraordinary work; it runs just under 40 minutes, but the devotion, adoration, love and joy expressed here is clear and true."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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