A controversial figure and outstanding visionary artist of cinematic uniqueness, there remains only one Charlie Chaplin. But who was he?
With new insight into the legendary cinema icon through recently-unearthed footage and dramatised interview reenactments, this charts Chaplin’s rise from the Victorian slums of early childhood into meteoric international stardom. A filmmaking pioneer (he wrote, produced, directed and starred in all his films), his latent calamitous fall from grace contrasts disquietingly with the brilliantly funny man of the silver screen.
USA 2021. 1hr 54m. Dirs: Peter Middleton, James Spinney. Cast: Jeff Rawle, Anne Rosenfeld, Paul Ryan etc. Language: English. Awards: 5 Nominations