Cert: 15 – Contains strong language, nudity, sex references, bloody images.
Tony Zierra / USA 2017 / 1h34m / Digital
DocumentaryIt’s a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else’s creative vision. Yet, that’s exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick’s 'Barry Lyndon'. The young actor surrendered his thriving career to become Kubrick’s loyal right-hand man. For more than two decades, Leon played a crucial role behind-the-scenes helping Kubrick make and maintain his legendary body of work. In 'Filmworker', Leon’s candid, often funny, sometimes shocking experiences in the company of Kubrick are woven together with rich and varied archive materials. By experiencing Leon’s journey we come to understand how the mundane gives rise to the magnificent as timeless filmmaking is brought to life at its most practical and profound level.