The Woodmans

Directed by C. Scott Willis

Year: 2010
Running Time: 83
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
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The Woodmans

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Betty Woodman
Francesca Woodman
Charles Woodman
George Woodman

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Composed by David Lang
Directed by C. Scott Willis


The tragic story of Francesca Woodman, a young photographer renowned for her extraordinary nude self-portraits, is also the story of her brilliantly artistic family. With THE WOODMANS, director C. Scott Willis shows how the struggle for fame in the high-stakes world of art resulted in tragedy, and then in healing and redemption. As a family, the Woodmans are noted for their talent. Betty Woodman, in particular, is an internationally renowned ceramicist whose work has been shown at The Metropolitan Musem of Art. But it is the fate of Francesca, the youngest Woodman, that will haunt them over the years. By piecing together Francesca's photos, never-before-seen experimental videos and personal journals, and through candid conversations with George and Betty Woodman, Charlie Woodman and a host of friends, Willis depicts four lives committed to art. And whose art lives through them. It is an extraordinary debut film that explores what it truly means to create.

"Delicately constructed, marvelous to look at and poignantly elegiac." - John Anderson, Variety

"Compelling... asks profound questions." - Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"A must see!" - Melissa Anderson, The Village Voice

"Captivating! Francesca Woodman's pictures will be a revelation." - GQ

"Inspiring... an original and extraordinary work." - Indewire

  • WINNER: 2012 Emmy Award for OUTSTANDING ARTS & CULTURE PROGRAMMING

    WINNER: Best New York Documentary, Tribeca 2010

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Rome International 2010

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Silverdocs 2010

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Vancouver 2010

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