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Dick Johnson Is Dead (2020)

Dick Johnson Is Dead
Running time: 89 min. | Genre: Netflix, Documentaries, Black Comedy, Comedy, Alzheimer's
Dick Johnson Is Dead

Synopsis

With this inventive portrait, a cameraperson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever. Utilizing moviemaking magic and her family’s dark humor, she celebrates Dr. Dick Johnson’s last years by staging fantasies of death and beyond. Together, dad and daughter confront the great inevitability awaiting us all.

Nominations & Awards

Independent Spirit

Best Documentary
NOMINATED

Sundance Film Festival

Special Jury Award - Documentary (EEUU)
WINNER
Grand Jury Prize - Best Documentary (EEUU)
NOMINATED

Chicago Film Critics Association

Best Documentary
WINNER

Top 5 - The Best Documentaries of the Year
WINNER

Details

Original title

Dick Johnson Is Dead

Director

Kirsten Johnson

Available on

Available on Netflix

Producer

Distribuida por Netflix

Running time

89 min.

Screenwriter

Nels Bangerter, Kirsten Johnson

Year

2020

Country

United States United States

Ranking

IMDb
7.6
Metacritic
8.9

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