Ricky on Leacock (2012) - Rotten Tomatoes

Ricky on Leacock (2012)





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The work (on and off screen) of legendary filmmaker, Richard Leacock, protégé to Robert Flaherty (Nanook of the North, Louisiana Story) not only influenced generations of filmmakers during his long career but also changed, technically and aesthetically, "how" movies are made. Ricky on Leacock is a cinematic journey that Jane Weiner began as a young filmmaker during which, over 38 years, she filmed various encounters with his friends and contemporaries including D.A. Pennebaker, Robert Drew, Ed Pincus, Jonas Mekas, Duan Makavejev, and others. -- (C) IFC Center


Robert Drew
as Robert Drew
Richard Leacock
as Richard Leacock
D.A. Pennebaker
as D.A. Pennebaker

Critic Reviews for Ricky on Leacock

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

"Ricky on Leacock" is a warm, affectionate, lionizing tribute to a man who likely deserves one.

August 16, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Weiner seems star-struck, and treats viewers to too many chats over home-cooked dinners and film-award ceremonies.

April 11, 2018 | Full Review…

A hedonist and humanist, admired filmmaker Ricky Leacock was curious about everyone.

September 16, 2013 | Rating: 3.5 stars | Full Review…

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