• Tell Them Who You Are (2004)

Tell Them Who You Are

Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2005

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Haskell Wexler has proven to be a prolific and distinguished cinematographer, having shot more than 60 films in his storied career and winning Oscars for his work on "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "Bound for Glory." He's been an inspiration to many aspiring filmmakers, including his son, Mark Wexler, a documentarian whose films often focus on himself. Here, Mark concentrates on his acclaimed but enigmatic father, hoping to connect with him while establishing an identity of his own.

Cast: Julia Roberts, Paul Newman, Peter Bart, Verna Bloom, Billy Crystal, Michael Douglas, Jane Fonda, Milos Forman

Director: Mark Wexler

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Wexler's World

Keywords: Rivalry, 1990s, 1950s, Tense, 2000s, Son, Father, Spirited, 1970s, Engaging, 1980s, 1960s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A superb portrait of a father and son disguised as a docu about Haskell Wexler. show more

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Funny, touching, vital. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    What Mark does, better perhaps than either he or his father realizes, is to capture some aspects of a lifelong rivalry that involves love but not much contentment. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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