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Smash His Camera

Rated PG-13 for brief language and nudity.

PG-13 In Theaters 07/30/2010 , 88min.
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Plot & Details

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could kill. To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. As it turned out, he gave them a strange and lasting beauty they might never have known without him. Inherent in the story of this notorious paparazzo are the complex issues of the right to privacy, freedom of the press and the ever-growing vortex of celebrity worship. He sneaked around and invaded and bribed and held up his camera and shot till he dropped (or someone dropped him). His was the artistry of the sniper. Yet Galella found something essential in his real-life subjects, and he gave it permanence.
  • MPAA Rating: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Documentary,Special Interest
  • Run Time: 88min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 07/30/2010
  • DVD Release Date: 10/19/2010
  • Distributor(s): Magnolia Pictures
  • Director(s): Leon Gast
  • Starring: Ron Galella , Floyd Abrams , Harry Benson , George Bernard , Graydon Carter
  • Themes: Members of the Press
  • Tone: Humorous,Quirky
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (07-30-2010)
  • Language: English

London Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 London Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Sundance Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Sundance Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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