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Dick Johnson is Dead


As her father nears the end of his life, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson stages his death in inventive and comical ways to help them both face the inevitable.

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From the Watercooler:

A fresh take on the “grief-com,” critics have lauded this inventive doc for its warm embrace of the inevitable … and most of all its tribute to life. Read More

From Jake Coyle at AP:

Johnson has a rare gift for being so nakedly and frankly personal that she speaks for everyone. She turns intimacy into rhapsody. Full Review

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