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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
The life of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch.


Director: Neil Barsky

Genres: Documentary, Biography

Distributor: Zeitgeist

Koch (2012)

Release Date: February 1st, 2013|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • Koch the film makes the point without belaboring it — a mayor and a metropolis linked by tumultuous events in the worst and best of times. show more

  • 75

    Neil Barsky's documentary Koch captures the essence of this very big personality - though if the film were even two minutes longer, it might constitute Koch overload. Luckily, Barsky knows when enough is enough, even if his subject doesn't. show more

  • Koch ends with the former mayor showing off a typically flamboyant gesture that embodies his contradictions - choosing to be buried in a Christian cemetery in his beloved Manhattan, complete with an already erected tombstone proclaiming his Jewish identity. show more

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