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William Eggleston in the Real World (2005)

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Credited cast:
William J. Eggleston William J. Eggleston ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Almereyda ... Himself - Narrator
Winston Eggleston Winston Eggleston ... Himself
Leigh Haizlip Leigh Haizlip ... Herself
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18 November 2005 (UK) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$8,895, 4 September 2005, Limited Release

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$44,435, 23 October 2005
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Please Come to Boston
Written and Performed by David Loggins
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truisms regarding Bill Eggleston's In the Real World
3 February 2007 | by r-libertypicturesSee all my reviews

I could not disagree more w/some of the above criticism. Firstly; William Eggleston is GENIUS ABSOLUTE !! He is arguably the Father of Color still's in America. Nonetheless; his vision inspired generations of many artists to redefine how & what we see//Brilliant// Now; the aesthetics of the film were indeed lo-fi !! Their was grain and abrupt camera moving however I felt that the film wasn't trying too be anything other than what it is//HONEST// Eggleston states; "I'm at war with the obvious!!" In the film he walks into a drugstore w/his son both warmly embracing their cameras. Almost immediately are they asked to leave. Mr.Eggleston in a reply to the employee explains with certainty that they are both photographers & this is what fotographers do. The most obvious fact is that the photographer is always authentically himself. He can't help but be REAL/he simply is

Furthermore; their are no facades // it's as if he's like WATER//The film is good at capturing his fluid approach to a long & very successful career. This cinematic treasure is a must see for every eggleston enthusiast World Wide !!


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