The documentary “Filmworker,” about Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man, Leon Vitali, unwittingly raises questions about the very nature of Kubrick’s creativity.
Watch video · Filmworker review – tales from the life of Stanley Kubrick’s right-hand man 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. A revealing documentary about Leon Vitali, actor-turned-devoted-assistant to the
“Filmworker” looks like a priceless look inside Kubrick’s directorial career from the man who experienced it first hand. The movie premiered at Cannes last year and played the New York Film
Behind Stanley Kubrick was Leon Vitali. Not a woman but undoubtedly an invaluable right hand man. Calling himself a filmworker he was originally a trained British actor whose early performances showed great promise. Having been amazed by ‘2001: A Space Odyssey he set out to be in a Kubrick film and in 1975 he appeared in ‘Barry Lyndon’.
Filmworker tells the poignant story of Leon Vitali, a talented young actor who had a prominent role in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon and then became Kubrick’s most fervent disciple for the
Filmworker: The Story Of Kubrick’s Right Hand Man Robert Bright , May 25th, 2018 10:35 Tony Zierra’s documentary about Leon Vitali, factotum to Stanley Kubrick, is a fitting tribute to a man who gave everything in the service of another’s art
‘Filmworker’ Review: Stanley Kubrick’s Right-Hand Man Gets His Due in Tony Zierra’s Workmanlike Documentary The Cannes Classic selection pays tribute to the man behind the myth. Michael
Music, Film, TV and Political News Coverage ‘Filmworker’ charts working relationship between Stanley Kubrick and right-hand man Leon Vitali – and doubles as an obsessive love story. Our review.
Filmworker (as opposed to “filmmaker”), the title of Tony Zierra’s documentary about Vitali, was his preferred term for this peculiar calling. For more than 20 years, Vitali was Kubrick’s go-between, research assistant, talent scout. He coached Kubrick’s actors and took his notes.
It’s a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else’s creative vision. Yet, that’s exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon. The young actor surrendered his thriving career to become Kubrick’s loyal right-hand man.
May 13, 2018 · A new documentary called Filmworker explores the life of Leon Vitali. Vitali tells NPR’s Lakshmi Singh about the privilege and cost of being the right-hand man to legendary director Stanley Kubrick.
Stanley Kubrick’s Right-Hand Man Speaks: The Personal Toll of Working With a Genius Leon Vitali’s career spent working alongside Stanley Kubrick is a case study of both selfless devotion and
May 19, 2017 · Watch video · The young actor surrendered his thriving career to become Kubrick’s loyal right-hand man. For more than two decades, Leon played a crucial role behind-the-scenes helping Kubrick make and maintain his legendary body of work.