Life Itself

Ebert's honesty, his industry and most of all his bottomless enthusiasm for his métier make for a lasting monument.

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Life Itself

Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (Mean Streets, Raging Bull) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary 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 best-selling memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF 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.
Documentary, Bio-pic
Steve James
Scott Foundas, Variety

A life spent at the movies gets the cinematic epitaph it richly deserves in “Life Itself,” documentarian Steve James’ meticulous and intensely emotional portrait of the late Roger Ebert. Given unfettered access to Ebert during what turned out to be the last four months of the venerated critic’s life ...

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