Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2088

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 10/21/2011

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/03/2012

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Constance Marks

Actors: Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, Bill Barretta, Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Caroll Spinney

Plot: Elmo is perhaps one of the most recognized and adored characters on Sesame Street - winning the hearts of children world-wide. Yet the man behind the puppet can walk down the street without a soul recognizing him. This is the story of Kevin Clash and how he breathes life into a cherished character. -- Chris Kavan

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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey review

Daniel Corleone - wrote on 11/12/2012

The heartwarming motivational story of the genius behind the popular muppet, a father and a legend in the field of puppeteering. For fanatics of Sesame Street, puppets, Labyrinth, finding out the history of the icon Jim Henson, then this will be a treat. It shows the heart and history of Kevin Clash, a man who had a talent and dreams realized because of the guidance of a man named "Kermit" and working for a children's TV show. Aside from the humor involved throughout his story, the hardships and drama of being a young African American who enjoys puppets were presented. Even the dialogue was heartfelt and memorable as the man behind Elmo - "To this day, when a Make a Wish child or a sick child is there, the majority of the time, they'll ask for Elmo." Wife of Clash - "She is not a …

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