This essential new documentary pays tribute to the legacy of the late, legendary casting director Marion Dougherty and shines a light on one of the most overlooked and least understood crafts in filmmaking.
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This talks way too much about Marion Dougherty, especially considering she comes across as quite an unpleasant person at times. Before watching this, I thought it was going to be an in depth look at how casting has changed over the years. It does have some good information and some interesting stories, especially a great one from Jon Voight, but disappointing overall.
FNC '12 Basically a puff piece celebrating casting director extraorinaire Marion Doughery who past away last year. Never a contrary work is spoken exempting the head of the DGA who comes off more than a little pompous here. Full of wonderful clips and rare footage and photographs. Fun for the film buff but lacks depth. A little more history and a little less praising would have gone a long way.