About

An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write an Esquire profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.

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Directed by

Marielle Heller

Written by

Micah Fitzerman-Blue (Screenplay)
Noah Harpster (Screenplay)
Tom Junod (Original Concept)

Runtime

109 minutes

Country

United States of America, China

Language

English

Tagline

Neighbor. Icon. Friend.

Cast

Keywords

biography friendship journalist male friendship 1990s tv star estranged father based on magazine, newspaper or children's tv show mister rogers

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Lists

#49 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2019 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?