Hal is a documentary on the life of Hal Ashby, the creator of acclaimed classics in the early 1970’s like Harold and Maude, The last detail, Shampoo, Coming Home, and Being there. Hal Ashby might not have gotten the desired recognition for his brilliant work. Hal, directed by Amy Scott digs deep into the life of Hal Ashby using rare clippings, recordings, and excerpts from his life that one might not be aware of otherwise. Hal Ashby was a Hollywood director, yet distinct from Hollywood. He was a unique soul who took a keen interest in varied human life. Hal’s movies were a pure blend of honesty, truthfulness, mockery, humor, and most importantly humanity. This documentary will take you through Hal’s love for life and mankind.
Actors: Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, Rosanna Arquette, Hal Ashby
Directors: Amy Scott