Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
  • 2011
  • US
  • 1h 16min
  • U

Documentary on Sesame Street's almost-too-adorable scarlet fuzzball Elmo, and the likable and driven puppeteer Kevin Clash who turned him from a minor character into a breakout phenomenon. Although not especially deep, it has great charm and some interesting insights into the extraordinary Henson universe.

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Being Elmo

17 Apr 20123 stars

A revealing and heartfelt insight into the work of Kevin Clash, the man behind the puppet

(tbc) 80min The recent Muppet movie and attendant hype has reaffirmed the peculiar genius of Jim Henson’s life’s work: that is to say, even when we can literally see the wires, even when we know we’re looking at manipulated felt and hearing actors…

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

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