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R| 1 hr. 59 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff creates a complex but affectionate portrait of his longtime friend, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. A notorious curmudgeon who would prefer to be alone with his fellow cartoonist wife Aline Kominsky-Crumb and his beloved vintage jazz records, Crumb reveals himself to be a complicated personality who suffered a troubled upbringing and harbors a philosophical opposition to the 1960s hippie underground that first celebrated his work.

Cast: Robert Crumb , Aline Kominsky , Charles Crumb , Maxon Crumb , Robert Hughes , Martin Muller , Don Donahue , Dana Crumb

Director: Terry Zwigoff

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Columbia Tristar, Sony Pictures Classics

Crumb (1994)

Release Date: April 28th, 1995|1 hr. 59 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A brilliant chronicle of the life and twisted times of a most unlikely bad boy, a skinny, four-eyed, sex-obsessed misanthrope with no weapons to fire back at the society that rejected him save one: The nerd can draw. show more

  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Crumb is one of the most provocative, haunting documentaries of the last decade. show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    If artist R. (Robert) Crumb can dispense immediately with his resume in Terry Zwigoff's superb Crumb, we can, too. [21 Apr 1995] show more

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