Untouchable (2019 film)

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Untouchable
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Film poster
Directed byUrsula Macfarlane
Produced by
CinematographyPatrick Smith
Neil Harvey
Amza Moglan
Edited byAndy Worboys
Music byAnne Nikitin
Production
company
Lightbox
Distributed byHulu
Release dates
  • 25 January 2019 (2019-01-25) (Sundance)
  • 2 September 2019 (2019-09-02) (Hulu)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

Untouchable is a 2019 British documentary film about film producer Harvey Weinstein and the sexual abuse allegations that involve him. It was directed by Ursula Macfarlane.

Summary[edit]

The film focuses on interviews with Weinstein’s accusers, including Rosanna Arquette, Paz de la Huerta, and Erika Rosenbaum.[1][2][3]

Interviewees[edit]

The following is a list of people who were interviewed, listed alphabetically:

Archive footage (uncredited)[edit]

In the film, actors and actresses also appear for whom archival date was used. Who played themselves. They were also credited. This is Ben Affleck, Gillian Anderson, Asia Argento, Kate Beckinsale, Roberto Benigni, Juliette Binoche, Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Uma Thurman, Nicole Kidman etc.

Release[edit]

The film's festival debut at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival[1] was followed by Hulu's acquisition of distribution rights,[4] who released the film on 2 September 2019.[5]

Reception[edit]

On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an 87% approval rating, based on 53 reviews. The website's consensus reads, "While subsequent documentaries on the subject might be more comprehensive, Untouchable offers a gut-wrenching look at horrific abuses of power."[6] Writing for Entertainment Weekly, Leah Greenblatt called the film "[a] methodical, unmissable takedown."[7] Sharon Waxman of TheWrap wrote, "What director Ursula Macfarlane’s film does best is place the Weinstein scandal in context, revisiting the early years of Bob and Harvey, two brothers set on challenging the staid parameters of Hollywood filmmaking by making bold choices and supporting daring writer-directors."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wilkinson, Alissa (2 February 2019). "A new documentary about Harvey Weinstein gives his accusers — not him — center stage". Vox.
  2. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (27 January 2019). "Sundance: Weinstein Doc 'Untouchable' Highlights New Accusers". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ Ruimi, Jordan (1 February 2019). "'Untouchable': Harvey Weinstein's Rise & Fall Are Detailed In This Timely Doc". The Playlist.
  4. ^ Clarke, Stewart (19 May 2019). "Harvey Weinstein Feature Documentary 'Untouchable' Bought by Hulu (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  5. ^ Nemetz, Dave (17 July 2019). "Harvey Weinstein Doc Untouchable Gets Premiere Date, Trailer at Hulu". TVLine. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  6. ^ "Untouchable (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 10 October 2021.
  7. ^ Greenblat, Leah (31 January 2019). "The best, wildest, and most intriguing movies from the Sundance Film Festival". Entertainment Weekly.
  8. ^ Waxman, Sharon (25 January 2019). "'Untouchable' Film Review: Documentary Revisits Harvey Weinstein Horrors – Too Soon?". TheWrap.

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