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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Nick Doob and Chris Hegedus document a year in the life of satirist Al Franken, as he tours to promote his book "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" and as he helps lay the groundwork for Air America and campaigns for John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election. In between, Franken spars with pundits Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter.


Directors: Nick Doob , Chris Hegedus

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Balcony

Al Franken: God Spoke (2006)

Release Date: March 12th, 2006|1 hr. 30 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A documentary in search of a story. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Humorist and liberal radio talk-show host Al Franken is a funny guy, and most of the people he attacks - Ann Coulter, Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, Dick Cheney - are not. But the joke was on him when George Bush won re-election in 2004. show more

  • 63
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    Listening to O'Reilly, Anne Coulter and others vilify Franken -- and vice versa -- is part of the dialogue that makes America great. show more

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