Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present Life Itself, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert—a story that is by turns personal, funny, painful and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, Life Itself, the film explores the legacy of Roger Ebert's life, from his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times to becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America. Official Web Site


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Director Steve James on Roger Ebert's unquenchable passion for life itself

Director:

Steve James

Cast:

Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog, Roger Ebert, Errol Morris, Ava DuVernay, Ramin Bahrani, Stephen Stanton, Chaz Ebert, A.O. Scott, Marlene Iglitzen

MPAA Rating:

R

Run Time:

1hr 56mins

Release Year:

2014

Country Of Origin:

USA