Hal


1h 30m 2018

Brief Synopsis

Although Hal Ashby directed a remarkable string of acclaimed, widely admired classics throughout the 1970s-"Harold and Maude," "The Last Detail," "Shampoo," "Coming Home," "Being There" -he is often overlooked amid the crowd of luminaries from his generation. Director Amy Scott's portrait explores

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2018
Production Company
Cinetic Media ; Oscilloscope Pictures
Distribution Company
Oscilloscope Pictures; Oscilloscope Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Although Hal Ashby directed a remarkable string of acclaimed, widely admired classics throughout the 1970s-"Harold and Maude," "The Last Detail," "Shampoo," "Coming Home," "Being There" -he is often overlooked amid the crowd of luminaries from his generation. Director Amy Scott's portrait explores that curious oversight, using rare archival materials, interviews, personal letters, and audio recordings to reveal a passionate, obsessive artist. Ashby was a Hollywood director who constantly clashed with Hollywood, but also a unique soul with an unprecedented insight into the human condition and an unmatched capacity for good. His films were an elusive blend of honesty, irreverence, humor and humanity.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2018
Production Company
Cinetic Media ; Oscilloscope Pictures
Distribution Company
Oscilloscope Pictures; Oscilloscope Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 7, 2018

Limited Release in United States September 14, 2018

Limited Release in United States September 14, 2018 (Los Angeles)

Limited Release in United States September 7, 2018 (New York)

Released in United States 2018 (Global Visions)

Released in United States 2018 (U.S. Documentary Competition )

Released in United States 2018 (Films )

Released in United States 2018