The Gates (2007)

ANTONIO FERRERA, ALBERT MAYSLES, DAVID MAYSLES, MATTHEW PRINZING Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2007.  Maysles Films.  Cinematography by Antonio Ferrara, Albert Maysles, Karola Ritter.  Produced by Antonio Ferrara, Maureen A. Ryan, Vladimir Yavachev.  Film Editing by Antonio Ferrara, Matthew Prinzing. Christo and Jeanne-Claude‘s completed projects always found their way to reality a long…

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Umbrellas (1994)

HENRY CORRA, ALBERT MAYSLES, GRAHAME WEINBREN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Maysles Films.  Cinematography by Robert Leacock, Don Lenzer, Albert Maysles, Richard Pearce, Robert Richman, Gary Steele. Produced by Henry Corra, Deborah Dickson.  Music by Phillip Johnston.  Film Editing by Sakae Ishikawa, Grahame Weinbren. Two valleys in two different countries are the…

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Salesman (1969)

ALBERT MAYSLES, DAVID MAYSLES, CHARLOTTE ZWERIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1969.  Maysles Films.  Cinematography by Albert Maysles.  Produced by Albert Maysles, David Maysles.  Film Editing by David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin.   The Maysles Brothers have made some of the best documentaries ever committed to film, and this is one of their finest achievements. It follows four travelling salesman…

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The Beales Of Grey Gardens (2006)

ALBERT MAYSLES, DAVID MAYSLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2006.  Maysles Films.  Cinematography by Albert Maysles.  Produced by Kim Hendrickson, Tanja Meding.  Film Editing by Ian Markiewicz.  Toronto International Film Festival 2006.   More nuttiness from the Beales gals, Big and Little Edie, as the Maysles Brothers return to one of their biggest successes for a follow-up. In the decades…

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