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Ethel (2012)

A documentary on Ethel Kennedy that provides an insider's view of a political dynasty, including her life with Robert F. Kennedy and the years following his death when she raised their eleven children on her own.

Director:

Rory Kennedy

Writer:

Mark Bailey
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ethel Kennedy ... Herself
Rory Kennedy ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Bunche Ralph Bunche ... Himself (archive footage)
Fidel Castro ... Himself (archive footage)
Cesar Chavez ... Himself (archive footage)
Walter Cronkite ... Himself (archive footage)
Jimmy Hoffa ... Himself (archive footage)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver ... Herself (archive footage)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend ... Herself
Courtney Kennedy Courtney Kennedy ... Herself
Jacqueline Kennedy ... Herself (archive footage) (as Jaqueline Kennedy)
John F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Joseph Kennedy ... Himself
Joseph P. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert F. Kennedy ... Himself (archive footage)
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ETHEL is a 95 minute feature-length documentary about the life of Ethel Kennedy. Scheduled for broadcast on HBO in 2012, the film was produced and directed by Mrs. Kennedy's Emmy Award-winning daughter, Rory Kennedy. An intimate family portrait, ETHEL includes a lengthy interview with Mrs. Kennedy, as well as interviews with seven of her children, providing unique insight into her family's story, her life with Robert F. Kennedy, and the years following his death when she raised their eleven children on her own. The film is an insider's view of a political dynasty, a personal story interwoven with some of the most important moments of the 20th century. The film also features a rich treasure trove of never-before-seen footage from the Kennedy family's private collection. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2013 (Germany) See more »

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So informative
29 January 2019 | by sateigdraknowlesSee all my reviews

This was one of the best documentaries that I have ever scene.


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