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From the mouth of the man himself, 'De Palma' examines a filmmaker's evolutions and obsessions

From the mouth of the man himself, 'De Palma' examines a filmmaker's evolutions and obsessions

Love him or loathe him, and people have regularly done both, there's never been doubt that director Brian De Palma is a filmmaker down to his fingertips. "De Palma," the documentary with his name on it, expertly explores just what that means.

The picture’s co-directors, Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow, both have personal relationships with the controversial filmmaker behind everything from "Sisters" and "Obsession" to "Scarface," "The Untouchables" and "Mission: Impossible."

So, though Baumbach and Paltrow aren't heard and don't appear on-screen, their doc very much has the form of a conversation between...

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