Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

  • United States
  • France
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A documentary portrait of the unique friendship between the renowned filmmakers James Benning and Richard Linklater. They play baseball at Linklater’s home, visit old shooting locations, and talk about their respective filmmaking trajectories over long meals and hikes.


  • Original Title
    Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Janine Bazin, Gabe Klinger, André S. Labarthe
  • Cinematography
    Eduard Grau
  • Editing
    Gabe Klinger
  • Sound
    Vasco Carvalho, Justin Hennard, Pedro Marinho, Pedro Ribeiro
  • Runtime
    70 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • United States
    • France
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Venice Film Festival 2013
    • International Film Festival Rotterdam 2014
    • SXSW Film Festival 2014
    • São Paulo International Film Festival 2013
    • CPH:DOX
    • FICUNAM Mexico
    • BAFICI
    • Jeonju IFF
    • FIDMarseille
  • Awards
    • Best Documentary on Cinema (Venezia Classici Award) | Venice Film Festival is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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