The official trailer for the documentary “21 Years: Richard Linklater” opens with many of the director’s most notable collaborators describing him as everything from a “sneaky Shakespeare” to “the most interesting filmmaker in America.”
Interesting is certainly an adjective that fits Linklater’s career. He’s as well known for his experimental films like “Boyhood” and “A Scanner Darkly” as he is for the more mainstream “School of Rock.” The documentary follows the first the first 21 years of Linklater’s career through a series of in-depth interviews with his collaborators including Jack Black, Zac Efron, Julie Delpy, Matthew McConaughey, and Keanu Reeves. “21 Years: Richard Linklater” looks to examine the impact he had on the film world as well as the careers of some of our favorite actors and directors.
Check out the trailer below. It opens in theaters and on video on demand platforms on November 7.