Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story
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Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story
This is a documentary of the life of artist Al Hirschfeld (1903-2003). While there might still be some debate as to whether caricatures are art, anyone who has seen Hirschfeld's elegant depictions of stage personalities over the years would unequivocably classify them as such, equal or superior to anything by 19th century caricaturist Rene Daumier. This movie, which took nearly ten years to film, follows the chronology of Hirschfeld's life closely. It includes many interviews with Hirschfeld himself, his second wife, and his beloved daughter Nina. His drawings had appeared in The New… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"He was Forrest Gump with an IQ, a decent person who stood on the sidelines of practically every artistic renaissance this country experienced over [much] of the 20th century."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
"a fitting legacy to a true Hollywood and Broadway legend"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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