About the film
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Dick Johnson Is Dead
Release Date: January 23, 2020
|Production Companies||:||Big Mouth Productions|
|Producers||:||Kirsten Johnson, Maureen A. Ryan, Marilyn Ness, Megan Ellison, Katy Chevigny, Jason Spingarn-Koff, Sarah Seulki Oh, Joshua R. Troxler, Simon Mendes, Holly Popowski|
|Writers||:||Kirsten Johnson, Nels Bangerter|
With this inventive portrait, director Kirsten Johnson seeks a way to keep her 86-year-old father alive forever. Utilizing moviemaking magic and her family’s dark humor, she celebrates Dr. Dick Johnson’s last years by staging fantasies of death and beyond. Together, dad and daughter confront the great inevitability awaiting us all.