Who Is Henry Jaglom?
Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1995)

Henry Jaglom is a filmmaker who was a pioneer of the independent film movement long before it had a name. Jaglom began his Hollywood career in the mid-Sixties as an actor, but in 1971 he wrote and directed his first feature film, A Safe… More

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DVD Release Date: March 10, 1998
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Donald Liebenson
Chicago Tribune

As intimate, confrontational and, at times, maddening as Jaglom's films. It would be equally fascinating either to his rhapsodic fans or to merciless critics.

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Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review

[A] fun, jaunty portrait.

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Emanuel Levy

This one-hour docu about the maverick director leaves out so many poignant and unexplored areas that's likely to disappoint Jaglom's fans as well as detractors.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

[Rubin and Workman have] done a terrific job of capturing Jaglom and his bustling world, and in doing so they call attention to a filmmaker of unique accomplishments.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

While they interview the director and many of his friends and associates, they don't arrive at much that isn't obvious from watching Jaglom's films. But that may be the point.

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Mike D'Angelo
Entertainment Weekly

No hagiography this; even those who loathe Jaglom's work may enjoy themselves.

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Stuart Galbraith

Whether you love or loathe Jaglom's movies or have yet to test the waters, Who Is Henry Jaglom? is a hugely entertaining documentary that serves as a good introduction to the filmmaker and his methods.

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