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Seen on: 09/01/2019

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The Amazing Johnathan Documentary (2019)

Directed by Ben Berman

Documentary | Biography

Most recently watched by sleestakk

Overview

What begins as a documentary following the final tour of a dying magician—“The Amazing Johnathan”—becomes an unexpected and increasingly bizarre journey as the filmmaker struggles to separate truth from illusion.

Length 94 minutes

Actors

Judy Gold | Penn Jillette | Keith Dallas | "Weird Al" Yankovic | Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson | Jon Mugar | The Amazing Johnathan | Criss Angel | Eric André | Chad S. Taylor | Simon Chinn | Ben Berman | Max Maven | Anastasia Synn | Doreen Szeles | Marvin Roy | Doug Berman | Wendy Carraher

Viewing Notes

I had completely forgotten this comedian, who would appear regularly on Letterman and other shows. Had I recalled who this was I would’ve watched sooner. Main reason I dipped in tonight was b/c of the controversy surrounding the narrative, which I was unaware of and kept a blind eye towards as to not spoil it. This really is more like a mystery that has the viewer second guessing all the way as to what is real and what isn’t. Now I want to read / hear some critique of this madness.

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