Available today on DVD and Blu-ray, CINEMA VERITE is a feature length docudrama telling the behind-the-scenes story of the groundbreaking 12-hour PBS documentary series AN AMERICAN FAMILY. Originally aired in 1973, the series is considered television’s first “reality” series and has since been named by TV Guide one of the top 50 greatest shows of all time. Directed by the Academy Award-nominated team of SHARI SPRINGER BERMAN and ROBERT PULCINI (AMERICAN SPLENDOR), CINEMA VERITE stars JAMES GANDOLFINI, DIANE LANE, TIM ROBBINS, PATRICK FUGIT, KATHLEEN QUINLAN, LOLITA DAVIDOVICH and THOMAS DEKKER.
As Pat Loud, the matriarch who watches her family fall apart while being televised to an audience of 10 million people, LANE turns in a powerful and moving performance. During the press conference for the film, she talked about why she feels this story is important. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
CINEMA VERITE is available on DVD and Blu-ray today