To Be Takei Poster

Release Date: August 22nd, 2014

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Together with his husband Brad, actor-activist George Takei parlays his remarkable acting career and wicked sense of humor into a new role as beloved pop-culture icon and Internet phenomenon.

Director: Jennifer Kroot, Bill Weber

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Starz

Ratings & Reviews

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  • To Be Takei follows multiple threads without pulling any one of them satisfyingly into focus, making it amusing and even poignant, though not quite the window into its subject's life that it might have been with a more penetrating observer. show more

  • This portrait of the actor winds up being a parable about all of us. show more

  • To Be Takei is a celebration of a man of great resilience, infectious humor, a voracious appetite for the richness of the human experience, and the best laugh in the history of laughing. show more

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