Six O'Clock News
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Six O'Clock News
Ross McElwee made the much-acclaimed autobiographical documentary Sherman's March. While watching television news reports of a hurricane's progress in South Carolina, he began to wonder how things were going for a friend of his, who lived in the path of the storm. His investigations led to the production of Six O'Clock News, in which he interrogates victims of natural disasters who have been made briefly famous by television news reports. Originally aired on PBS' "Frontline," in the documentary he interviews his South Carolina friend, who was recovering nicely, a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"a bit less fulfilling and ends things on a more sour note than in McElwee's more uplifting movies about the human condition"
‑ Christopher Null,
"Not McElwee's best work, but thought provoking nonetheless."
‑ Cole Smithey,
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