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(291) 6.9 87 min 2019

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project is a movie starring Michael Metelits and Marion Stokes. For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news 24 hours a day filling 70,000 VHS tapes,...

Marion Stokes, Michael Metelits
Matt Wolf

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Audio English  Deutsch  Italiano  Español  Français  Gaeilge  Svenska  Nederlands
Subtitles 日本語  Čeština  Português  Australia  한국어  Filipino  Tiếng Việt  हिन्दी 
Quality 480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres Documentary
Director Matt Wolf
Stars Marion Stokes, Michael Metelits
Country USA
Also Known As The Marion Stokes Project
Runtime 1H 27M
Description For over 30 years, Marion Stokes obsessively and privately recorded American television news 24 hours a day filling 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing wars, talk shows and commercials that show us how television shaped the world of today.

Top reviews

Sunday, 25 Oct 2020 09:14

The most incredible movie I have ever seen. I could never get enough of it. The stories and the facts. It is such a great example of what happened. And how a simple thing can change a whole life for the better. I am so inspired and in love with the Marriages of her children. I can't believe how she is still doing all these amazing things. She is very happy to see her children. Her joy is endless. She still loves them and never stops loving them. She is blessed to have them all. And it is amazing to see how the children are always giving her their hugs and kisses. I have never met anyone that loved her as much as she loved them all. It is a big thing for her to love the people she loved and to love them so much. And to be able to share the love with her children and grandchildren is really amazing. I have heard some people say that they don't love her at all. It is really sad to think that people might have this opinion. All she ever wanted was the happiness of her family and the happiness of her children and grandchildren. I can't even imagine that this is what she lived for so long. I hope to meet her one day and tell her how much I love her and to tell her how proud I am of her. She will have no doubt in her mind that I am the one that made her happy. And I know that she will be so glad to hear that she has made her happy too. I will forever be grateful for all the memories I have shared with her. Thank you for this beautiful film and to all the other people who gave their time to make it possible. I am so thankful for all that we have in this world.
Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020 15:02

I'm not really familiar with the archival material of this documentary, but I would love to find out more. It's interesting, as a matter of fact, but it feels like it might be a little too much detail. Some of the problems I had with the documentary seemed like they were mostly caused by the cameraman's perspective on the film and not the story itself. So, maybe I should have watched it a second time to get the full effect of what I saw. My point is, I did enjoy this documentary. It was well made, shot well, and had a real documentary feel. It felt like a high school documentary. The problem I had with it was that the main topic of the film seemed to be a glorified documentary, and not a true documentary. I think they should have shown the other side, but, as it is, it's very misleading. I understand the intention of the documentary, but, honestly, I would have liked it to be a little more more honest about the archival material. Some of the anecdotes are fascinating, and, as the documentary shows, the archival footage is really the "hard drive" of the project, and it's a huge focus. But, I thought it was a little misleading to show that it was a documentary, but to show the archival footage as well. It just didn't make sense. I would love to have seen more archival footage, as well as the full documentary. I think it would have been interesting to see how the archival footage was put together, or how much of the film was filmed in one place. I would have loved to have seen the original storyboard. All in all, I think it was a good documentary. I'm still not quite sure if I liked it or not, but it was definitely entertaining.

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