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1,542 Ratings

Capturing the Friedmans

Directed by Andrew Jarecki
United States, 2003
Documentary, Mystery


The Friedmans are a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family—but their world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

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Capturing the Friedmans Directed by Andrew Jarecki

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2004 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2003 | Winner: Grand Jury Prize (U.S. Documentary Competition)

Village Voice Film Poll

2003 | 2nd place: Best Documentary

2003 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

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