Monday, January 20, 2014

De Niro Honors Father With Documentary

De Niro Debuts Doc About Father
De Niro Honors Father With Documentary 

The legendary Robert De Niro has premiered a documentary about his fathers life at this years Sundance Festival. Debuting on HBO in June, "Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro Sr"  tells the life of the elder De Niro, an abstract expressionist painter. He was part of a celebrated group of New York painters, like Jackson Pollack, who was eventually commissioned by Peggy Guggenheim. Reading from his father's journals, the younger De Niro goes on to talk about the eventual breakup of his parents marriage as his father realized he was homosexual.

The documentary was well received at Sundance.

Source: ABC News

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