Remembering Gene Wilder : Exclusive Interview With Director and Writer

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Remembering Gene Wilder : This loving tribute to Gene Wilder celebrates his life and legacy as the comic genius behind an extraordinary string of film roles, from his first collaboration with Mel Brooks in The Producers, to the enigmatic title role in the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, to his inspired on-screen partnership with Richard Pryor in movies like Silver Streak. It is illustrated by a bevy of touching and hilarious clips and outtakes, never-before-seen home movies, narration from Wilder’s audiobook memoir, and interviews with a roster of brilliant friends and collaborators like Mel Brooks, Alan Alda, and Carol Kane. Remembering Gene Wilder shines a light on an essential performer, writer, director, and all-around mensch.

Genre: Documentary, Biography

Original Language: English

Director: Ron Frank

Writer: Glenn Kirschbaum

Release Date (Theaters): Mar 15, 2024 Limited Release Date (Streaming): Apr 30, 2024

Runtime: 1h 32m

Distributor: Kino Lorber Production Co: Health Point Productions

Remembering Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder : Gene Wilder began his movie career in 1967’s Bonnie and Clyde, but he became famous as a favorite of writer/director Mel Brooks. His wacky roles in films such as Willy Wonka & Chocolate FactoryBlazing Saddles and Young Frankensteinein made him an unforgettable comedy icon. In his later years, Wilder became a serious novelist, writing a memoir and several novels. He was married to fellow actor/comedian Gilda Radner, until her death in 1989. He died on August 28, 2016, at the age of 83.

Remembering Gene Wilder Will open theatrically in New York on Friday, March 15th followed by a national expansion.

Here’s the trailer of the “Remembering Gene Wilder.”

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