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7.9
/10
300 Ratings

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Directed by Morgan Neville
United States, 2018
Documentary

Synopsis

A feature documentary about the lessons, ethics and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers.

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Won't You Be My Neighbor? Directed by Morgan Neville
It presents us with the unadorned and thereby all the more moving story of a man who did his best to live a life devoted to serving those who needed him most—a simple-enough-sounding proposition, until you see how few figures in the public sphere in our time are attempting anything of the sort.
December 13, 2018
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Just as professionally and seamlessly assembled as Neville’s 20 Feet from Stardom, his Oscar-winning tribute to unsung back-up singers, Neighbor constructs an elegant tribute to its subject through a collage of archive footage and original interviews.
November 08, 2018
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The movie’s warm fuzziness owes at least something to the fact that it curtails these rough edges. But its power is also in its dedication, however unchallenging, to the man himself.
June 08, 2018
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