I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale
I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: November 30, 2010
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

Richard Shepard's loving, 39-minute tribute to the influential performer who was taken from us all too soon.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is an extraordinary work; it runs just under 40 minutes, but the devotion, adoration, love and joy expressed here is clear and true.

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Leslie Stonebraker
New York Press

The film is as bright and largely superficial as the DVD's Oscilloscope packaging.

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Phil Hall
EDGE Boston

A sketchy but touching celebration of Cazale's life and career.

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Sean Axmaker

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...

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
It's always great see something about this unforgettable unknown soldier of the cinema.
Stella Dallas
PEOPLE! it's on youtube: http://youtu.be/nWUiJYQfIXg yeah it's a total puff piece but if anyone deserved it, he did
El Hombre Invisible
Many contemporary filmgoers might have no idea who John Cazale was, so this very short documentary gives insight to the man by those who knew him best; Al… More