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Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 17 June 2017 (USA)
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A documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children's books.

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Ema Ryan Yamazaki

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Erin Sanger (narration)
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Credited cast:
Louise Borden Louise Borden ... Herself
Nat Scrimshaw Nat Scrimshaw ... Himself
Nick Scrimshaw Nick Scrimshaw ... Himself
Anita Silvey Anita Silvey ... Herself
Hans Strauch Hans Strauch ... Himself
Sam Waterston ... Narrator
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A documentary film exploring the extraordinary lives of Hans and Margret Rey, the authors of the beloved Curious George children's books.

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Surprisingly good.
3 December 2017 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

While the story of Hans and Margaret Reyersbach and their creation, Curious George, is an interesting story, the best reason to watch this film is because it was made so incredibly well. This stylish documentary really impressed me--with lovely drawings done in Hans' style, great camera work, wonderful interviews as well as archival footage and the Reyersbach's original work all work together to present a never dull story. What I also appreciate is that it was, at times, no holds barred...meaning that while it celebrates their work, it also is truthful enough to acknowledge that Margaret was, in some ways, an awful person! Warts and all...a sign of an objective study of the individuals. Well worth seeing.


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