• Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Release Date: October 21st, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 3rd, 2012

PG |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Interviews with Frank Oz, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg and others highlight a portrait of Kevin Clash, the man who brings "Sesame Street" muppet Elmo to life.

Cast: Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg

Director: Constance Marks

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Being Elmo is a rare documentary that will connect across generations and cultures to delight viewers worldwide for years to come. show more

  • 100
    Mike ScottNew Orleans Times-Picayune

    His a wonderful, touching story, one that made me want to scoop up every kid I know who has a scrap of creative talent, and have them watch the film. Because Elmo's story is sweet -- but Clash's is nothing short of inspiring. show more

  • 88
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Though one gets a sense there is part of the story Marks isn't telling, we do pay attention to the man behind the curtain. show more

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