Elaine Strich: Shoot Me

Elaine Strich: Shoot Me Release Date: February 21, 2014

Now in her late 80s, Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains as ferociously funny as ever. In this bold, hilarious and poignant portrait, the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner is revealed both on and off stage. In stolen moments from her room at New York’s Carlyle Hotel and on breaks from her tour and work, candid reflections about her life are punctuated with words from friends (including James Gandolfini, Tina Fey, John Turturro, Hal Prince, George C. Wolfe, Nathan Lane and Cherry Jones) and archival footage that showcases some of the great moments from her career. Whether dominating the stage, tormenting Alec Baldwin on the set of 30 Rock, or sharing her struggles with aging, diabetes and alcoholism, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me reaches beyond the icon’s brassy exterior and reveals an inspiring portrait of a complex woman and artist.

DIRECTED BY: Chiemi Karasawa

STUDIO: IFC Films

RATING: Not Rated

Elaine Strich: Shoot Me Trailer

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Starring: Alec BaldwinJames GandolfiniTina FeyNathan LaneCherry JonesPaul IaconoRob BowmanRamona MalloryJulie KeyesHunter Ryan Herdlicka
Genres: Documentary
Directed By: Chiemi Karasawa
Runtime: 80 minutes
Studio: IFC
MPAA Rating Not Rated