Cinema Verite

Decades before housewives had screaming matches with each other on camera in public, the Loud family became a television sensation of a new kind when they appeared on the groundbreaking 1973 PBS documentary series An American Family. Witness the birth of reality television as Diane Lane, Tim Robbins and James Gandolfini star in HBO Films' presentation of Cinema Verite.

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Reality Television

An intriguing look at the first "Reality Show" that took Americans by surprise in the early 1970s. It is fascinating to watch a family behave as if their lives can be lived on TV as they can be in... Read More

- dougric

Truth is Stranger Than Fiction

Truth can be stranger than fiction.In fact, this film shows us that truth can be fiction.Confused? That's because Cinema Verite is a multi-levelled extravaganza that is at once a revelation of... Read More

- Diversitility

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