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
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DVD Release Date: April 24, 2012
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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 ...

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Rob Humanick
Slant Magazine

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

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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
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
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
Jeffrey Meyers
An uneven but interesting film from HBO about the behind-the-scenes making of the first family reality TV show. The acting from all is strong, especially Tim… More