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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti's portrait of the legendary music producer includes Spector's conviction for murder in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.


Director: Vikram Jayanti

Genres: Documentary

The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector (2009)

Release Date: June 30th, 2010|1 hr. 42 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Amy Biancolli San Francisco Chronicle

    An imperfect, fascinating film about an imperfect, fascinating man. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    This absorbing film isn't an apology or an explanation, but it nonetheless holds plenty of answers - including an amusing dissection of that infamously wiry hair-bear 'fro from the man who wore it. show more

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    What makes "Ecstasy" essential viewing for any pop-music fan and any student of celebrity pathology is the interview itself. Spector, despite his immodest comparisons of himself to Bach, da Vinci and Galileo, is surprisingly entertaining company, not simply the mad recluse with crazy hair that was his shocking image during the trials. show more

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