Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Framing John DeLorean

Docmentary portrait of John DeLorean, the brilliant automaker's rise to stardom and tragic, shocking downfall. To some he was renegade visionary, to others he was the ultimate conman. Interspersed with acted recreations, with Alec Baldwin playing DeLorean.

2019Rating: M109 minsUSA
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Framing John DeLorean / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A tasty and satisfying look at the rise and fall of the self-styled auto magnate of the '70s and '80s

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A biography that could have been reverse engineered from a Hollywood epic about the rise and fall of an auto-industry mogul.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Though Framing offers a more comprehensive look at a flamboyant subject's life, it doesn't entirely do justice to the tale, and the meta-movie nature of its dramatized scenes does little to help.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A smart, hook-filled blend of documentary and fictionalised re-enactments.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

It is true that no movie can tell the full story of a man's life. But movies like this one can tell us something important about our own.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Like DeLorean, this documentary admirably is not afraid to take risks.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

Why not make a borderline bat-bleep crazy docu-something of a film?

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