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23 Ratings

Abel Raises Cain

United States, 2005
Documentary, Biography


Alan Abel spent his life pulling off a seemingly endless series of elaborate media pranks on programs as institutional as Good Morning America and in publications as omnipresent as The New York Times. With this documentary, Jenny Abel takes a long, loving look at her father’s life and career.

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Abel Raises Cain

Awards & Festivals

Slamdance Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Best Documentary (Grand Jury Prize)

Sarasota Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features (Audience Award)