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Category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of providing a factual or historical record or report. Only to be used on questions about the intricacies of documentaries, not for general questions about specific documentaries.

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Errol Morris on Aspect Ratios

In a recorded interview on his film Standard Operating Procedure, Errol Morris declares that [the film] is about photographs, how they reveal and conceal at the same time. (This could be a ...
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Was this scene in the Ascent of Man scripted or spontaneous?

The Ascent of Man is possibly one of the greatest television documentaries ever made. Jacob Bronowski's expositions on the history of science, knowledge and the human condition are legendary for good ...
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How is the film "In Cold Blood" related to the book, and not just an independent account of the same events?

Richard Brooks directed a 1967 film called In Cold Blood, based on a recent book by Truman Capote of the same name. The book and film are about the then-recent murder of the Clutter family in Kansas. ...
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