Fred Rogers: America's Favorite Neighbor (2003)

Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

The loss of perennial children's television favorite Fred Rogers left a hole in the hearts of many Americans that could never be filled by the likes of the Teletubbies or Barney the Dinosaur. Rogers was a gentle, soft-spoken "neighbor" whose constant sense of wonder and innocence shone a positive ray of bright light on a medium that seems to grow less kid-friendly with each passing hour. His timeless lessons of learning and sharing are looked back upon by actor (and former Mister Rogers' Neighborhood crew member) Michael Keaton through a collection of vintage clips and behind-the-scenes footage from Rogers' 30-year stint as America's premiere children's television broadcaster.




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