RUDY: THE RUDY GIULIANI STORY (Television Release USA 2003)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Starsììì

Rudy: the Rudy Giuliani Story shows the determination and dedication of Rudy Giuliani to his position as Mayor of New York City and his work as a lawyer. The casting of Actor James Woods seems awkward as the resemblance to Giuliani both in looks and body language are not replicated well. The study of Giuliani in this movie is shallow and lacks full coverage. However, the life of Rudy Giuliani as of 2020 is still evolving. Without the final chapter the story in not complete. The movie is worth a watch, but be aware that this documentary does not provide an in-depth coverage of its subject matter.

Storyline

A look at Rudy Giuliani’s life.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Robert Dornhelm for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers Michael Braham, Jody Brockway, Stephen Davis, and Jane Walmsley for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Rudolph Giuliani (James Woods), Donna Hanover (Penelope Ann Miller), Cristyne Lategano (Michelle Nolden), Peter Powers (John Bourgeois), Judith Nathan (Kirsten Bishop), Tony Carbonetti (Mark Camacho), Beth Petrone (Maim Roy), Carrie Foster (Mariah Inger), Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik (Sam Stone), Sam (Michael Jeffrey Woods), Bill Simon (Brian Wrench), FDNY Chief Peter Ganci (Alan Fawcett), FDNY Commissioner Thomas Von Essen (Philip Pretten), Howard Safir (Philip Spensley), and Jim Kossler (Francis X. McCarthy).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. The film seems incomplete as it appears to reveal little about a full life.

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