The Man You Loved To Hate

Directed by Patrick Montgomery

Release Year: 1979
Running Time: 78
Color Type: Color and B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
Screening Info
Crew
Writer Richard Koszarski
Composed by Howard Deutsch
Directed by Patrick Montgomery

A full-length documentary on von Stroheim’s life and career. Filled with rare photographs and excerpts from Stroheim’s legendary and lesser-known works, it is the definitive documentary profile of this most fascinating artist . A visual perfectioist with perverse inclinations, von Stroheim was unwillng to compromise in his quest for artistic brilliance, making him one of Hollywood's most celebrated directors -- evan as he became its most despised.

Written by lauded film scholar Richard Koszarski with an original score by Howard Deutsch

Critical Acclaim

"Cinema history of both entertaining and high order." -- The New York Times

Awards

  • Gold Hugo (Best Feature) Nominee Chicago International Film Festival