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Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Won't You Be My Neighbor? is a movie starring Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, and John Rogers. An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Other Titles
¿Quieres ser mi vecino?, W odwiedzinach u pana Rogersa, Komsum Olmaz misin?, 與我為鄰
Running Time
1 hours 35 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Biography, Documentary
Director
Morgan Neville
Actors
Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, Jim Rogers, John Rogers
Country
USA
Year
2018
Audio Languages
日本語, اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
Japanese, اللغة_العربية, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

"This documentary paints a portrait of the philosophy and work of cardigan-wearing children's entertainer Fred Rogers, star of the popular show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." A former minister, Mister Rogers creatively communicated themes of empathy and acceptance using a colorful cast of puppets and friends for more than 30 years. Along with archival footage, Rogers' contemporaries and cast-mates reflect on his legacy.

Comments about biography «Won't You Be My Neighbor?» (17)

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Grace H.

On a rainy Saturday afternoon, I decided to watch 'On a Clear Day' a documentary about a small family who moved to Los Angeles. The film follows the life of a mother who adopts her children, the children's father and some of the children's siblings. When I was a kid I never understood why I couldn't find happiness in my life. When I met my husband and I became engaged, he took me to his place, which was a lovely place but not his. He always promised to come back, but he never did. I was a widow, and I couldn't be happier. This movie made me feel like I was living my life, being with my children and making sure they are happy. The movie is a nice introduction to a little place called L.A. I hope that one day the movie will be made into a movie.

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Johnny

As a recent high school graduate and current resident of the downtown Seattle area, I can attest to the wide range of experiences that this film conveys. The director, filmmaker and actors involved in the filming had a vision for this film that I found extremely compelling. One element that many people seem to miss is that Seattle was not always a modern metropolis. Throughout its history, Seattle has been a city that has successfully held on to its past, be it through fine architecture, incredible architecture, a rich history, or the rapid growth of other big cities. The first hour or so of the film was very moving, and the audience was enthralled by the stories of Seattle's past. After that, the film veers off in a direction that I found entirely disappointing. The film fails to address many of the important issues that Seattle faces today, such as housing affordability and the education of our children. The second hour of the film focuses on "Christiane F." a young immigrant who left her home and family to find a better life for herself in Seattle. Christiane was one of the poorest of the homeless that has been profiled in the film. This is an important story, and one that is often ignored by the media. Christiane is a gifted writer and was a very successful writer in her native Norway. The film is silent about the educational achievement of Christiane. We don't know how much of her knowledge was gained in school, and we don't know how much of it was borrowed from other sources. It's very hard to balance the interests of the powerful and the need to convey the message that the film has to send. The film is also silent about the conflict between the traditional Christian values of Christianity, and the modern values of the LGBT community. The traditional Christian values of respect and pride in God are often demonized by the liberal LGBT community. The Christian values of individual dignity, self-fulfillment, and self-determination are frequently shined over by the gay community. I'm not saying that the Christian values are wrong, but that they are rarely discussed, especially in the current climate. The film takes a long time to get to the important issue, and then it does not bring up any additional issues. The film is silent about how the current economic downturn in Seattle impacts the LGBT community. The economy is only mentioned in passing, as are the demands of the unions. As an individual who has lived in Seattle for nearly 30 years, I find that this is a much more important topic than the other films I've seen that discuss Seattle's economic troubles. All of the issues presented in this film are very important, and the film could have done a much better job of conveying the issues that were important to the director and others involved in this project.

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Larry S.

Although it was filmed in NYC, the movie was filmed in St. Paul, Minnesota. The movie shows the historical significance of the building. (When I was in college, my dorm room was built on the site of the now-demolished St. Paul Junior High) This movie is not really a film. It's more like a documentary. The movie itself shows how different generations of residents live in the neighborhood and how the neighborhood was built. It also shows how the neighbors have gone through various changes since the film was made. The movie is a moving account of the history of the neighborhood.

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Roy

This documentary is not what I was expecting. It's a documentary about the lives of the children and their families in Detroit, a city that had a lot of history to live up to. I thought the movie would be about the children and their families, but it was much more about the history of the city and its people. The movie does a great job of showing the city's past and the families who were forced out of the city. It also shows the children's struggles with their parents' new jobs. I thought the documentary did a great job of showing the struggles the children had to go through as well. The movie also shows the challenges that the children had to deal with. I thought the movie was very good. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in Detroit and its history.

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Donald Mills

In May of 1997, I was at a friend's house, with my boyfriend, for a sleepover. We rented "Blue Like Jazz", by Joni Mitchell, and listened to it on repeat for a few hours. I had no idea who Joni Mitchell was at the time, but I've since discovered her. I've watched "Blue Like Jazz" many times, and I listen to it again. I listen to it about once a month now. I like it so much, I want to listen to it in my sleep. I feel like I've come to understand it and appreciate it more each time. "Blue Like Jazz" is one of those movies you don't forget about, like "Starship Troopers" or "Schindler's List". I am going to purchase this movie and watch it again and again. I think it is a movie that a lot of people can relate to. "Blue Like Jazz" is about the people who are caught up in the troubles of the late 1960's. It's about a group of New Jersey residents that go to New York to get a car for their son. The car gets stolen, and they all end up in a van. The narrator explains how the group of people were so heart broken, they had to write a letter to their son, who had moved out. "Blue Like Jazz" is about how they all eventually end up in New York. The movie was shot in New York, and is full of New York people. I think that explains the authenticity of the movie. You can feel the atmosphere of New York. I think that's why so many people relate to the movie. If you've never heard of Joni Mitchell, I think you'll enjoy the movie. The narration in the movie is so effective. If you are a Joni Mitchell fan, I think you'll like this movie.

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Judith Romero

This is a great documentary of the economic crash of 2008. It takes you into the lives of these families and what their lives were like before the crash. From the near-bankruptcy of the car company, to the quick succession of banks that foreclosed on many of the homes they once owned, to the sudden and brutal layoffs of many of the employees. It also explores the personal stories of many of the family members, in which they share their personal stories of their hard times. Some have lost everything, while others have found a new hope. You will see the financial crisis in a different light than you would've thought possible, and you will learn that it wasn't as bad as the headlines. The film will make you think, and you'll be surprised at what you may find out about the crash, your own personal experience with it, and whether or not this event is a wake up call to the rest of the world.

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Helen

The movie on the face of it is a good documentary, but as an engaging piece of cinema. At first the film was engaging in its depiction of small town Iowa, but soon it is lost in the drift of its themes. The movie could have used a little more meat on the bones, and a little less time on trivial matters. If the audience really wanted to know about the impact of a small town on its inhabitants, they would have asked some of the townspeople themselves. The film focuses on a couple of these small town folks, but not enough to see the themes of the larger town that are featured in the film. If this documentary had concentrated on the small town folks, I think the movie would have been more compelling and the audiences would have been drawn in by the first story. But as it is, it feels like it's missing a story in this one. The second story is interesting, but not quite as intriguing as the first. If the movie had focused on the larger town, the movie would have been much more engaging, but the audience would have been a little more divided. I wish the movie had been a little more on the subject of the larger town and less on the small town folks.

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Henry

The director of this film has been in the business for a long time and he is able to convey a lot of information in a very short amount of time. As a former professional soccer player, I can attest to the fact that soccer players are not a "sport". The game is an art form. The film does a very good job of showing how a soccer player would handle the situation in a situation that could have easily turned out disastrous. This is a very good film for people that are not familiar with soccer, and for people that are. Overall, I enjoyed the film and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in soccer.

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Raymond S.

A man who lived in the town where "Dirty Harry" was filmed grew up in the town of Winnetka, Ill. Much of the film is filmed in Winnetka, and it would have been great to have seen it. What this film is about is the things that the director wanted to show the viewer, but it didn't happen. In the end, this film shows the very different nature of the people in the town of Winnetka, which is always true of any film about people. It is a very good film, but it's not the "Dirty Harry" film that made him famous. There is no denying that this film is about Winnetka, but it is also about the things that got him there. People who grew up in Winnetka didn't know much about the country and it's citizens. They didn't know that there was a movie about a man named Harry Callahan, and that made them want to get out there and see it. A good film, but not the best.

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Joan

I don't know why I thought this film would be a good candidate to recommend to my fellow critics. Perhaps I'm too cheap to shell out a good movie for one, but I was pleasantly surprised. The movie was very well done and very informative. It's the opposite of a "like it" film, which I don't really like because I'm not in on the joke, I'm trying to figure out what the movie is about and who it's about. So it's much more difficult to enjoy. But in this case, I was able to be in on the joke and I loved it. And I'm not a fan of Pinter. But I am a fan of Morgan Freeman, and I found him to be a good and intelligent narrator. He took the time to make it clear that he was not a prophet. He said, for example, that no prophet would die on the same day as a new prophet. It's not like he was a martyr, he was merely following his own advice. The movie also made clear that he never had a relationship with Jesus and only after he heard about Jesus died the rumor was spread that he was the last prophet. So even though his own view on the life of Jesus was really anti-proselytizing, he didn't want to be a prophet either. This would have been a good topic for a movie about the life of Jesus and the miracles that happened around him. But I think that the film should have been more like this. Maybe the filmmaker would have been more biased in favor of the people of Nazareth and the apostles. I mean, what was the guy thinking? It was a nice movie but I can't recommend it to all those of us who think Pinter is a clown. I gave it a 7/10 because it was a good movie and I enjoyed it.

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Brian G.

When I first heard about this film, I didn't think it would be any good. I was wrong, because this film really makes you think. After watching this film, I really started to appreciate what we have. Not many films really touch your heart and make you feel something. This film does that. It makes you feel so good. I would recommend it to everyone, but I'd also suggest it to people who don't like black people or Jews, because it does a good job of showing the actual atrocities that happened. I would recommend it to anyone, but I would say that it really is a must see for those who are trying to get to know black people or Jews. It's very well made and very thought provoking.

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Hannah T.

It's not just a film about the Civil Rights Movement, but the film itself is a part of the Civil Rights Movement. The film focuses on the experience of one black family, the Watts Family, whose young daughter was raped by white men and who was later found dead in a school bathroom. The film follows the family as they try to move on with their lives, and how the rape affected them emotionally and mentally. This film is a great reminder of what it was like to be a part of the Civil Rights Movement, and it is a great way to remember what happened, and to get a sense of the magnitude of what happened. The film does a good job of showing the impact of the rape on the family and how it affected them emotionally and psychologically. The film is also an excellent example of how people are often afraid to talk about these things, and it shows that no matter what people's race, religion, or sexual orientation, they still have to face the truth, and that is that people were sexually assaulted and raped, and that people had to face the repercussions of the events. Overall, the film is an excellent documentary that should be watched. It is a must-see for anyone who is interested in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Frances Hudson

Many feel that this documentary is a strong statement on the lives of African-American women, their contributions to society and their aspirations. I found it to be a fascinating examination of the way in which African-Americans responded to their tumultuous racial times. I feel that it is important to remember that the film is meant to be taken as a commentary on the lives of African-American women as opposed to a documentary about how the women themselves dealt with their racial situation. The documentary is very slow moving and is not always a very exciting movie to watch, but it does not appear to be to do with the overall content of the documentary. The movie is very insightful and provides some interesting and thought-provoking information, especially concerning the changes in attitudes towards black women during the years that it is watching. As a statement on how African-Americans responded to the racial climate of their time, it is very good. Overall, I thought that it was an interesting documentary.

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Craig Brooks

In the last few years, I have read about the fact that almost half of the people in Germany's population are Muslim, and that it is because of that that they are looking for a 'true Muslim identity' in order to avoid becoming Jewish. I was so curious, especially because I am not a Jew, but a German born and living in Germany for many years, and I was only a teenager when the Holocaust happened. I was particularly interested in the feelings of the Muslims and their children, the ones that know and not the ones that don't know the full facts about their situation. So I went to this documentary and I was a little bit disappointed. The first time I saw the first fifteen minutes I thought it was a bit boring, because I was not a fan of the documentary, I found it to be very boring. But the second time, I realized that it is an important documentary that should be seen, because I found the documentary really interesting and the film very inspiring. I think that I will buy the DVD, because I can watch it every time, because the story and the passion of the filmmakers is something very different from the typical documentary about the Jews. There is a lot of footage of the people from Muslim backgrounds, and of the Muslims themselves, and they told a lot of interesting stories, and the film has a very great sense of history, even though it is a documentary and not a history. It is good that they have been able to use the songs of the Muslims, because it is very important that they should be known. And finally, I would like to say that I'm glad that I had the chance to see this documentary and that I learned something, but there is one thing that bothers me about the film: the fact that there is not a single word in the film about Islam. There is only a few words about Islam, but that is it. The film is about Islam, but not about Islam, because they only show the Muslims, and that's it. This film should have been about the Muslims and their stories, not about Islam. All in all, it is a great documentary that should be seen, because it is really great. It is great to see the passion and the passion of the filmmakers, and I'm sure that they will make another documentary about Islam and that's another great documentary, and I hope that they will show more and more about Islam.

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Marie

If you are a Christian, you'll be pleased with the film, as I was. I'm not. If you're a non-Christian, you'll be angered by the film. If you're a Christian, you may even like it. It is, essentially, a documentary about my life in the church, including my conversion to Christianity, and a bunch of things I've done over the years to be a better person. I can honestly say I was never a fan of the film before seeing it, and I didn't hate it. It's not great, but it's not terrible. My problem is the nature of the documentary. There's a scene where the director tells us his two favorite film genres are the "bad guy movie" and "the good guy movie". "Bad guy movie" (which is good), "the good guy movie" (which is bad), "the bad guy movie" (which is good), and so on. He's telling us that we're seeing his "favorite movie genre" wrong. What is wrong with that? It's completely inaccurate. The most important thing to watch in a movie, by far, is the content. You don't want to watch the good guy movie because it's going to be a lot of fun, but you don't want to watch the bad guy movie because it will make you feel bad for having seen the bad guy movie. If the film's intent is to make you feel bad for having seen the bad guy movie, then it's doing a great job. If it's going to do that, then it's doing a poor job. What I think the filmmakers were trying to do is. It's all about the content, but they give a lot of emphasis on the genre. If they'd told us the "bad guy movie" was going to be about getting my 14 year old brother to shut up and listen to me for the hour and a half I was on the phone, I might not have bothered. If I'd had the urge to watch the "good guy movie" then I would have. You can't tell me the goal of the film is to give you a happy ending. That's the goal of most documentaries. It's not their goal. If it were, they'd be some type of documentary about the two of us getting together and going to Disney World, but it's not. It's the goal of a film like this. If you want to watch the film, you should watch it. The other good thing about the film is that it has a lot of humor, which I think is the most important thing. But if you are going to watch it, make sure you have a few laughs along the way. There are a few jokes that get a little too "gotcha" for me, but other than that, the film is very good. I'm not going to comment on the subject of the movie itself, because I don't think I could possibly discuss the film without giving away some of the secrets of it. I have a few bad things to say about the film. The director uses the term "my old church". I don't know how else to explain it, but he mentions that when he first started going to church, he was having sex with two women. He never explained why he was having sex with them, and I just don't understand how someone could be having sex with two women for the first two years he's going to church, but then in two years he's going to a "Christian" school. He claims he was a baby-mama, but he never explains why he was a baby-mama, and why he was going to a Christian school. And the ending is not "happy", it's not "fun", it's not "entertaining". The director is showing us how he has moved on, and how he has become a better person. And he is telling us this is the last time we will ever see him as a parishioner of the church. When he says that, he seems genuinely happy to be gone. At the end of the film, he also seems to be completely disappointed that his friend, who he thought was going to convert him, didn't convert him. I think if the filmmaker had explained that a little more, it might have been a little more interesting. I really enjoyed the film

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Christopher K.

The film is a wonderful look at a little known part of American history. It's an extremely well produced documentary that tells a great story and has the benefit of being extremely accurate. There are many wonderful moments that I will never forget, such as the camera panning down the street of a housing project in New Orleans and the slow motion shots of a child's arm. The film also includes a very informative interview with one of the parents of the child who was murdered, who was very angry that his daughter was killed. This film is a must see for any history buff or anyone interested in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Carolyn Ferguson

An excellent documentary that takes a look at the real life of Bill Cosby. It is really an awesome look at the man. He is truly a gifted man. This documentary is a must see. It's a must watch for everyone. There is so much information that it is hard to know where to start. I suggest you go in with an open mind and you will enjoy the film. It's a must see.