Errol Morris

Errol Morris

Date of Birth: 05 Feb 1948

Country: USA

Biography: Errol Morris (born February 5, 1948) is an American director. In 2003, The Guardian put him seventh in its list of the world's 40 best directors. As of 2010, Morris has won one Academy Award for Best Documentary Film...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 6 (Actor), 23 (Director), 5 (Writer)

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    The Fog of War
    The Fog of War is a 20th century fable, a story of an American dreamer, Robert S. McNamara, who rose from humble origins to the heights of political power. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.
    A tale of ignorance, self-deception, and vanity. Documentarian Errol Morris sews together a patchwork of diverse viewpoints that seek to uncover the central mystery behind Fred Leuchter's motivations. (Lions Gate Films)
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    The Thin Blue Line
    Documentary investigating the 1976 murder of policeman Robert Wood in Dallas, Texas. Randall Adams was convicted of the crime and sentenced to death, after 16-year old David Harris blamed him for the crime. But filmmaker Errol Morris pursues the question of who was in fact responsible for the crime.
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    Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
    What do an elderly topiary gardener, a retired lion tamer, a man fascinated by mole rats, and a cutting-edge robotics designer have in common? Both nothing and everything in this unconventional documentary directed by Erroll Morris. (imdb)
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    A Brief History of Time
    A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time. (imdb)
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    Gates of Heaven
    A documentary about a pet cemetary in California, and the people who have pets buried there. (imdb)
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    First Person
    First Person (2000) - TV Series
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    Vernon, Florida
    Early Errol Morris documentary intersplices random chatter he captured on film of the genuinely eccentric residents of Vernon... (imdb)
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    The Dark Wind
    An Indian police officer is mixed up in murder and drug smuggling on the reservation. (imdb)
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    Standard Operating Procedure
    Errol Morris examines the incidents of abuse and torture of suspected terrorists at the hands of U.S. forces at the Abu Ghraib prison.
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    Tabloid
    A documentary on a former Miss Wyoming who is charged with abducting and imprisoning a young Mormon Missionary. (imdb)
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    They Were There
    They Were There (2011) - Short Film
    What does it mean to be an IBMer? Every employee experiences the company in different ways, but the global impact IBM has made on business and society over the last 100 years gives us all a common framework. "They Were There" is told by first-hand witnesses--current and retired employees and clients--who were there when IBM helped to change the way world works. (The Documentary Blog)
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    Op-Docs
    Op-Docs (2011) - TV Series
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    The Unknown Known
    Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003. (imdb)
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    El Wingador
    El Wingador (2012) - Short Film
    Bill 'El Wingador' Simmons shares insights about his competitive eating exploits.
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    Survivors
    Survivors (2008) - Short Film
    Eight minute film in which cancer sufferers and their relatives speak about their experience of the disease.
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    November 22, 1963
    Josiah Thompson discusses the photographic evidence of the Kennedy assassination.
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    The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman\
    A look at the life and work of photographer Elsa Dorfman.
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    Wormwood
    Wormwood (2017) - TV Mini-Series
    This six-part series explores the limits of our knowledge about the past and the lengths we'll go in our search for the truth. A family story of one man's sixty-year quest to identify the circumstances of his father's mysterious death. A quest which brings him face-to-face with some of the darkest secrets of the United States. (imdb)
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    American Dharma
    No stranger to interviewing some of the most controversial figures of the day, Errol Morris turns his lens on Steve Bannon, questioning him about his beliefs, current feelings about Trump, and films that shaped Bannon’s understanding of the world. Morris proposes that for those who disagree with Bannon, ignoring him is the most dangerous course of action. (labiennale.org)
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    My Psychedelic Love Story
    An examination of the high priest of LSD Timothy Leary through the eyes of famed lover Joanna Harcourt-Smith. Was Leary's "perfect love" a CIA plant or was she simply a rich, beautiful young woman out for the adventure of a lifetime?
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    The Pigeon Tunnel
    Spans six decades as le Carré gives his final and most personal interview, interrupted with rare archival footage and dramatic anecdotes. It is set against the stormy Cold War backdrop that extends into the present day. (imdb)
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    Tune Out the Noise
    Errol Morris explores decision making in a market filled with information overload. Tune Out The Noise follows a group of pioneers who crossed paths at the University of Chicago in the middle of the 20th century, including David Booth, Eugene Fama, Rex Sinquefield, and others who would later be key to the founding of Dimensional. (imdb)
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