Captures [Stritch’s] hilarious wit and stunning candor.
— Elle Magazine
Presented by Sundance Selects | United States | Feb 21st, 2014 | 81 MINS | NR
Now in her late 80s, Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains as ferociously funny as ever. In this bold, hilarious and poignant portrait, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is revealed both on and off stage. Candid reflections about her life are punctuated with words from friends (including James Gandolfini, Tina Fey, John Turturro, Hal Prince, George C. Wolfe, Nathan Lane and Cherry Jones) and archival footage that showcases some of the great moments from her career. Whether dominating the stage, tormenting Alec Baldwin on the set of 30 Rock, or sharing her struggles with aging, diabetes and alcoholism, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me reaches beyond the icon’s brassy exterior and reveals an inspiring portrait of a complex woman and artist.
- Chiemi Karasawa
- Chiemi Karasawa and Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
- Alec Baldwin and Cheryl Wiesenfeld
Audience Choice Award
Chicago International Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival