William Eggleston in the Real World

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William Eggleston in the Real World
William Eggleston.jpg
Movie poster
Directed by Michael Almereyda
Produced by Michael Almereyda
Jessy Dylan
Anthony Katagas
Written by Michael Almereyda
Starring William Eggleston
Tristán Ulloa
Najwa Nimri
Daniel Freire
Elena Anaya
Music by Simon Fisher Turner
Cinematography Kiko de la Rica
Edited by Karen Choy
Joshua Falcon
Johannes Weuthen
Distributed by Palm Pictures (USA)
Release date(s)
  • August 31, 2005 (2005-08-31)
Running time 84 minutes
Country United States
Language English

William Eggleston in the Real World is a documentary film about the photographer William Eggleston, made by Michael Almereyda, released in 2005.


The film reveals the deep connection between William Eggleston's personality and his work, and also reveals his parallel commitments as a musician, draftsman and videographer. The film follows Eggleston on trips to Kentucky, Los Angeles, New York and Memphis, where Eggleston lives.

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