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Release Date: July 30th, 2010

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2010

PG-13|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Paparazzo Ron Galella goes to extreme lengths to snap celebrity photos, including an obsessive pursuit of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis that twice landed him in court.

Director: Leon Gast

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Fittingly, there is something both thrilling and deeply unpleasant about looking at Galella's body of work -- there is casual genius in some of the captured moments, a combination of access, timing, and luck, with the subject almost always carrying most of the image's weight. show more

  • Filmmaker Leon Gast ("When We Were Kings") paints an entertaining portrait of the still-working 79-year-old photographer. show more

  • There's no denying that paparazzo Ron Galella is a New York character. What's at issue in Leon Gast's entertaining documentary is whether he's an artist or a creep. show more

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