Date : Sunday, Dec 03
Dir. Ron Frank | 92 minDocumentary United States 2023English Gene Wilder (1933 – 2016) was a comic genius. From Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks’ The Producers to his star role in Willy Wonka and the […]
Gene Wilder (1933 – 2016) was a comic genius. From Leo Bloom in Mel Brooks’ The Producers to his star role in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, to his partnership with Richard Pryor in movies like Silver Streak, to the comedy classics of Blazing Saddles, The Frisco Kid and Young Frankenstein, he brought a unique voice to comedy that appealed to multiple generations. This entertaining and touching biographical documentary is a treat, with film clips spanning Wilder’s career. Get ready to watch the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory remake and binge-watch Wilder’s filmography after seeing this terrific tribute.
The December 14 screening is presented as the first-ever in-person JxJ Film Club event! Only JxJ Film Club Members have access to the conversation after the screening.
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