Chasing Chaplin

Directors: James Spinney, Peter Middleton
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A decisive documentary on Charlie Chaplin by award-winning filmmakers Peter Middleton and James Spinney.

Chaplin is both the ultimate rags-to-riches story and a revealing, poignant and definitive portrait of cinema’s most iconic figure. Groundbreaking, controversial, outspoken, visionary; for decades he was the most famous man in the world – but who was the real Charlie Chaplin? 


Showtime and Altitude join forces on ‘definitive’ Chaplin biopic

Peter Middleton and James Spinney, BAFTA-nominated for their innovative Notes on Blindness, embark on second feature backed by BFI and Film4.

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