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Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie


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Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr. In the late ‘80s, Downey tore apart the traditional talk format by turning debate of current issues into a gladiator pit. His blow-smoke-in-your-face style drew a rabid cult following, but also the title “Father of Trash Television.” ÉVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR. MOVIE dissects the mind and motivation of television’s most notorious agitator.

PRODUCTION TEAM

Produced and Directed by Seth Kramer Daniel A. Miller Jeremy Newberger

Written by Daniel A. Miller

Editor Seth Kramer

Art Direction Jeremy Newberger

Animation Director Murray John

Animation Hamyard Ltd

Additional Animation Stefan Nadelman

Music Peter Rundquist

Distribution Advisor Josh Braun Submarine Entertainment

CAST

 

“CRITIC’S CHOICE. This pull-no-punches portrait shocks and amuses with equal frequency.” – Jeanette Catsoulis, NY Times

“IT’S A ¬RIVETING OEDIPAL TRAGEDY” – David Edelstein, New York

“RIVETING” – Amy Nicholson, LA Times

“AN IMPRESSIVE FEAT” – Bruce Bennett, Wall Street Journal
“RIVETING FROM START TO FINISH.” – Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter

“A FASCINATING LOOK AT AN ALMOST FRIGHTENINGLY CHARISMATIC FIGURE.” – Kyle Smith, NY Post

“A FUNNY, ARRESTING DOC. The story is a fascinating, hilarious one, well told.” – Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice

“FASCINATING.” – Andrew O’Hehir, Salon

“ALWAYS ABSORBING.” – Keith Uhlich, Time Out NY

“IT IS ALL ENTERTAINING.” – Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger

“A MUCH DESERVED FIVE STARS. It looks at the talk-show host and never blinks.” Terra King, The Examiner

 
Date for DVD release subject to change.