By Sidney Lumet

Tribeca Talks After the Movie

New York Premiere

USA | 110 MINUTES

BY SIDNEY LUMET

Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s)
Film legend Sidney Lumet (1924-2011) tells his own story in a never-before-seen interview shot in 2008. With candor, humor and grace, Lumet reveals what matters to him as an artist and as a human being. The documentary features clips from Lumet’s films – 44 films made in 50 years – including Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, 12 Angry Men, Network and Before the Devil Knows You're Dead. Peabody and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Nancy Buirski (Afternoon of a Faun, The Loving Story) combines these elements to create a portrait of one of the most accomplished, influential and socially conscious directors in the history of cinema. By Sydney Lumet reveals the spiritual and ethical lessons at the core of his work. First and foremost a storyteller, Lumet’s strongly moral tales capture the dilemmas and concerns of a society struggling with essentials: how does one behave to others and to oneself?

After the movie: A conversation with Sydney's collaborators Treat Williams, Jenny Lumet, Amy Ryan, and Jonathan Demme.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Nancy Buirski



Director
Nancy Buirski
Producer
Nancy Buirski, Christopher Donnelly, Scott Berrie
Editor
Anthony Ripoli
Executive Producer
Brett Ratner, James Packer, Michael Kantor, Jack Turner, Bobby Kondrat
Special Advisor
Martin Scorsese

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