Intimate Stranger

Directed by Alan Berliner

Year: 1991
Running Time: 60
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Genres: Documentary
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Intimate Stranger

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Directed by Alan Berliner


Intimate Stranger is a poetic and emotional jigsaw puzzle carved out of the voluminous memorabilia of his grandfather’s life story. Family members try to make sense of it all in this witty, candid and cinematically inventive documentary biography. In Nobody’s Business, Alan Berliner takes on his reclusive father as the reluctant subject of this poignant and graceful study of family history and memory.

Reviews

"Compellingly eccentric... powerful, bittersweet... a rich, tumultuous portrait of family life..." - The New York Times



Awards

  • EMMY Award Nominee - 1993

    WORLD PREMIERE: New York Film Festival

    WINNER: Distinguished Achievement Award; International Documentary Association

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: SUNDANCE Film Festival

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