• Crumb (1995)

Crumb

Release Date: April 28th, 1995

DVD Release Date: March 9th, 1999

R |1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff creates a complex but affectionate portrait of his longtime friend, underground cartoonist Robert Crumb. A notorious curmudgeon who would prefer to be alone with his fellow cartoonist wife Aline Kominsky-Crumb and his beloved vintage jazz records, Crumb reveals himself to be a complicated personality who suffered a troubled upbringing and harbors a philosophical opposition to the 1960s hippie underground that first celebrated his work.

Director: Terry Zwigoff

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Superior Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, France, Brother, Friend, Quest, Wife, Creative

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    One of the most remarkable and haunting documentaries ever made. show more

  • 100
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    Crumb is one of the most provocative, haunting documentaries of the last decade. show more

  • 100
    Walter AddiegoSan Francisco Examiner

    A documentary with a keen eye, a playful sense of timing and an inquisitive soul. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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