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William J. Eggleston in William Eggleston in the Real World

William Eggleston in the Real World

2005 NR

By following acclaimed photographer William Eggleston around his home base of Memphis, Tenn. -- and on trips to Kentucky, Los Angeles and New York -- filmmaker Michael Almereyda presents an intimate portrait of the man who made color cool again. This revealing documentary uncovers the deep connection between Eggleston's enigmatic personality and his groundbreaking work, which expertly captures the beauty of ordinary objects.