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1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Ben Shapiro reveals the meticulous creative process of Gregory Crewdson as the acclaimed photographer shoots "Beneath the Roses," a magnum opus that took Crewdson nearly a decade to complete.


Director: Ben Shapiro

Genres: Documentary

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters (2012)

Release Date: January 1st, 2012|1 hr. 17 min.

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  • 88
    Slant Magazine

    Brief Encounters is great entertainment. show more

  • 75
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    These elisions give an odd feeling to a film so long in the making. Crewdson's work ultimately begins to seem less enigmatic than he is himself. show more

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    Crewdson's work is distinctive, and this film does a great job helping us understand the specific nature of his vision. show more

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