Celebrated New York filmmaking partners D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus -- who have also been a couple for 25 years -- are profiled in this documentary by Gerold Hofmann. The creators of such films as Don't Look Back, The War Room and Startup.com, the two legendary filmmakers give us an insider's look at how they became pioneers of the direct cinema movement.
This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré, Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls, and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to raise a family.
Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.
Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.