Thank You for Playing
Thank You For Playing is an American documentary film produced and directed by Malika Zouhali-Worrall and David Osit. The film follows the development of the video game That Dragon, Cancer, which tells the story of Ryan and Amy Green raising their son Joel who has been diagnosed with cancer.
|Thank You For Playing|
|Directed by||David Osit & Malika Zouhali-Worrall|
|Produced by||David Osit & Malika Zouhali-Worrall|
|Edited by||David Osit & Malika Zouhali-Worrall|
The film has been praised by video game publication Unwinnable, which called it "the most important videogame movie ever made."
In his review for The Hollywood Reporter Justin Lowe said "By turns touching, funny and sometimes strangely existential, David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall’s documentary, destined for broadcast on public television’s POV program next year, succeeds in telling a highly personal story in a surprisingly relatable manner."
2015 - Twin Cities Film Festival - Best Documentary
2016 - Cinema Eye Honors nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design or Animation
2017 - News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary
2017 - News & Documentary Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Documentary
2017 - News & Documentary Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Editing, Documentary
- "Home". Thank You For Playing. Retrieved 2015-12-17.
- "POV Acquires U.S. Rights for National Broadcast Premiere of Thank You for Playing on PBS". POV's Documentary Blog. Retrieved 2015-12-17.
- "A Good Start | Unwinnable". Retrieved 2015-12-17.
- "'Thank You For Playing': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-12-17.
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