Mel Brooks: Make A Noise
Journey through Mel Brooks’ professional and personal ups and downs, and take a rare look at a living legend in this career-spanning documentary of the man behind Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, The Producers and The 2000 Year Old Man.
For the first time, Mel Brooks agrees to tell his life story. From his early days in the army, then as a sketch writer and a subsequent sixty years in the entertainment industry. From “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein” through to the Broadway Musical version of “The Producers”, Brooks, in his inimitable style, offers up anecdotes galore and advice on how to survive the slings and arrows of critics and interviewers. Together with film clips, archives, and contributions from Matthew Broderick, Joan Rivers, Tracey Ullman and others, it’s an entertaining and often hilarious journey. (From the US) (Documentary) (class tba)