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- Summary: The Outsider, a feature-length documentary from first-time writer/director Nicholas Jarecki, is a film about film, specifically, the power of film to create, to move, and to endure. It follows one of America’s most obsessive and intriguing filmmakers, James Toback, writer/director of 11 movivies. Filmed over an 8-month period, The Outsider follows Toback through all phases of the making of his new film (shooting, editing, scoring, and release). The result is a surprising and highly entertaining examination of an industry that is changing and a man struggling against great odds to define a place within it. (Green Room Films) … Expand
- Director: Nicholas Jarecki
- Genre(s): Documentary
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100An ideal introduction to Toback's output as well as a welcome elucidation for longtime fans. Apart from those worthy functions, The Outsider is also shrewdly made, illuminating its subject in a variety of settings and, at times, subtly assuming the style of Toback's films.