Dick Johnson Is Dead

Dick Johnson Is Dead ★★★★★

Saw this at True/False in March and thought I'd never see a better movie this year. Saw it again and can confirm. Kirsten Johnson is such a special filmmaker. She approaches her father's "long goodbye" with an intellectual's sense of how the process and ethics of the documentary form can be interrogated, but she's got such a generous heart, too. She's used film to keep her father alive and there's a magic to that.

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