August 12, 2022

‘Documentary Now!’ Season 53 Units Premiere as IFC Unveils First Look (VIDEO)

IFC is giving viewers their first have a look at the highly-anticipated 53rd season of Documentary Now! with an all-new trailer.

Actually the present’s fourth season, as Season 53 performs into the satirical nature of the Documentary Now! idea, the two-part premiere going down Wednesday, October 19 consists of the episodes “Soldier of Phantasm” written by John Mulaney, and “Trouver Frisson,” which pays tribute to the movies of Agnes Varda.

The installments be part of beforehand introduced episodes “Two Hairdressers in Bagglyport,” “How They Threw Rocks,” and “My Monkey Grifter” to spherical out the season. Documentary Now! is thought for lovingly paying homage to the world of documentaries with the assistance of superstar performers. Co-created by Fred Armisen, Invoice Hader, Seth Meyers, and Rhys Thomas, Documentary Now! is government produced by Lorne Michaels and produced by Broadway Video.

Documentary Now! Nicholas Braun Season 53

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In “Soldier of Phantasm,” Alexander Skarsgård, Nicholas Braun, and August Diehl star within the episode impressed by the Werner Herzog-focused documentary Burden of Desires. Within the early Nineteen Eighties, a visionary German filmmaker (Skarsgård), tries to will his magnum opus into existence whereas working within the distant and punishing circumstances of the Russian Ular mountains. Kevin Bishop, Gana Bayarsaikhan, Matthias Rimpler, and Armisen are additionally set to star within the episode narrated by Deb Hiett.

And “Trouver Frisson” is impressed by Agnes Varda’s Gleaners and I and Seashores of Agnes, and it follows celebrated French filmmaker Ida Leos (performed by Liliane Rovère) who searches for why she now not experiences “frisson,” or the goosebumps which have at all times been her information. Becoming a member of Rovère within the installment is Ronald Guttman and Gary Kraus. In the meantime, the installment is written by producers Matt Pacult and Tamsin Rawady, and co-directed by Micah Gardner.

Among the many different titles viewers can sit up for in Season 53 are Cate Blanchett and Harriet Walter in “Two Hairdressers in Bagglyport” which is impressed by the documentaries 3 Salons on the Seaside and The September Problem. Trystan Gravelle, Jonathan Pryce, John Rhys-Davies, and Tom Jones will star in “How They Threw Rocks,” which pays homage to When We Had been Kings.

And don’t miss Jamie Demetriou in “My Monkey Grifter,” an installment drawing inspiration from My Octopus Instructor. Gear up for the enjoyable forward by trying out the trailer, beneath, and keep tuned for Documentary Now!‘s Season 53 return this fall.

Documentary Now!, Season 53, Wednesday, October 19, 10/9c, IFC and AMC+

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