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D.W. Griffith: The Father of Film

1993 Rated NR 2hr 36m

With this multi-part documentary, film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill explore the tumultuous life of cinema maven D.W. Griffith, the American filmmaker regarded as "The Father of Film." One of the early architects of the language of cinema, Griffith helmed many of the most important and influential movies in the history of film, including Broken Blossoms, Way Down East and the controversial Birth of a Nation.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access.