Judd Apatow presents an emotional two-part in-depth look at the life, career and complex internal struggles of his loving mentor, the influential stand-up comedian and actor Garry Shandling, based on Shandling's personal diaries.
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Being a bit too young to know Garry in his prime, I learned first of Shandling in Apatow's great jam packed interview book 'Sick in the Head.' The interview alone was enough to get me to check out the Larry Sanders show, watch old late night interviews on YouTube and invest time in Shandlings career..
This documentary expanded on the life of Garry Ten-fold in a truly beautiful and touching way. Judd has done a respectable and thorough job in showing us the life and mind of a comedic genius. I'll rewatch this one again for both entertainment and inspiration. Thank you Judd.
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