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Tell Them Who You Are
     

Tell Them Who You Are

Cast: Mark Wexler, Haskell Wexler, Peter Bart, James Becket

 

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Mark Wexler is a successful photojournalist who has also distinguished himself as a documentary filmmaker, but in many ways he has spent much of his life in the shadow of his more famous father, Haskell Wexler. One of Hollywood's greatest cinematographers, Haskell is also known as a director (he made the acclaimed feature Medium Cool as well as a handful of

Overview

Mark Wexler is a successful photojournalist who has also distinguished himself as a documentary filmmaker, but in many ways he has spent much of his life in the shadow of his more famous father, Haskell Wexler. One of Hollywood's greatest cinematographers, Haskell is also known as a director (he made the acclaimed feature Medium Cool as well as a handful of documentaries) and as a tireless political activist. But while Haskell is widely respected as a major talent, he's also known for being fiercely opinionated and difficult to work with, and Mark makes no secret of the fact that he's had a prickly relationship with his dad. Mark Wexler takes a detailed look at the life and work of Haskell Wexler in Tell Them Who You Are, which examines Haskell's career in the movie business, his relationship with his family (including his three marriages and his frequent lack of respect for Mark), and how he's viewed by his friends and peers. Interview subjects include Jane Fonda, Paul Newman, George Lucas, Michael Douglas, Milos Forman, Ron Howard, Dennis Hopper, and many more.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/18/2005
UPC:
0821575535854
Original Release:
2004
Rating:
R
Source:
Velocity / Thinkfilm
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:35:00

Special Features

On Fathers & Family - Bonus interview footage; Haskell Wexler's reaction to Tell Them Who You Are; Haskell Wexler filmography; About Mark Wexler

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Haskell Wexler Participant
Mark Wexler Participant
Peter Bart Participant
James Becket Interviewee
Verna Bloom Interviewee
Bill Butler Interviewee
Billy Crystal Interviewee
Michael Douglas Interviewee
Jane Fonda Interviewee
Milos Forman Interviewee
Conrad L. Hall Interviewee
Conrad W. Hall Interviewee
Dennis Hopper Interviewee
Ron Howard Interviewee
Norman Jewison Interviewee
Elia Kazan Participant
Irvin Kershner Interviewee
Saul Landau Interviewee
George Lucas Interviewee
Albert Maysles Interviewee
Paul Newman Interviewee
Sidney Poitier Interviewee
Julia Roberts Interviewee
John Sayles Interviewee
Martin Sheen Interviewee
Lee Tamahori Interviewee
Studs Terkel Interviewee
Jonathan Winters Interviewee
Pamela Yates Interviewee
Tom Hayden Interviewee
Victor Chakarian Interviewee
Troy Garity Interviewee
Scott Sakamoto Interviewee

Technical Credits
Mark Wexler Director,Cinematographer,Producer
Joan Churchill Camera Operator
Robert DeMaio Editor
John Ealer Camera Operator
Jon Else Camera Operator
Michael Kowalski Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Levyk Cinematographer
Blake Leyh Score Composer
Patrick Loungway Camera Operator
Mark Luethi Associate Producer
Keith Walker Camera Operator
Haskell Wexler Camera Operator

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Tell Them Who You Are
1. Opening Credits [5:21]
2. In the Heat of the Night [5:03]
3. A Day to Remember [5:01]
4. A Magician [4:43]
5. Me & My Matchmaker [4:43]
6. Medium Cool [5:06]
7. Present Yourself [4:12]
8. The Peace March [4:22]
9. Something Very Important [4:09]
10. Personal Release [4:00]
11. Perversion [4:34]
12. Only Fair [6:35]
13. Serious Clues [3:47]
14. Director of Photography [4:30]
15. Mixing Elements [3:47]
16. Time Together [4:41]
17. Pumpkins [6:22]
18. An Incredible Partnership [4:56]
19. Not Bad Years [2:57]
20. End Credits [3:20]

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