Roadrunner (2021)

“It’s not where you go. It’s what you leave behind . . . Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly. Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain is an intimate, behind-the-scenes look at how an anonymous chef became a world-renowned cultural icon. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?), this unflinching look at Bourdain reverberates with his presence, in his own voice and in the way he indelibly impacted the world around him.” -Focus Features

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Sub-Genres:Biography, People, Pop Culture
Run Time:1 Hour 59 Mins
District Grade:A
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Awards:Best Documentary CIC Nominee (Chicago Indie Critics Awards), The Unforgettables Cinema Eye Honors Award Winner, Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize Nominee, Outstanding Achievement in Editing Nominee (Cinema Eye Honors Awards), Best Documentary Award Nominee (Detroit Film Critics Society Awards), Best Director – Documentary Lost Weekend Award Winner (Film Club’s The Lost Weekend), Best Documentary Film Sierra Award Nominee (Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards), Top Five Documentaries NBR Award Winner (National Board of Review)
Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:91% (Tomatometer), 94% (Audience)
Director:Morgan Neville
Cast: Anthony Bourdain
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S. Murphy
S. Murphy

S. Murphy is the lead contributor at The Documentary District. His favorite documentary topics are: the Disney Parks, businesses, and all things 1990s pop culture.

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