Documentary | France (2019) | 52 minutes | English
Peter Falk Versus Columbo
Tuesday, March 10, 1:00 pm at Cinemark Palace 20, Boca Raton
Sponsors: Bobbie & Michael Drukman, Barbara & Ted Wolk
Friday, March 27, 1:00 pm at Beifield Auditorium, Levis JCC Sandler Center, Boca Raton
For millions of viewers, Peter Falk is Columbo, the eccentric, perspicacious upholder of the law in his wrinkled trench coat, who confounds the powerful in their luxurious villas. And yet Peter Falk is not only the most popular cop in the world. Despite having been twice nominated for an Oscar, his unusual career still remains an enigma. Who really is Peter Falk? Who is the man behind the character?
Based on archive footage, interviews and extracts from his films and the TV show, this film sheds light on the actor’s life, a life full of twists and turns, ups and downs. A riveting documentary that pays tribute to the immortal character of Columbo.
DIRECTORS: Gaëlle Royer & Pascal Cuissot | STARRING: Steven Bochco, John Cassavetes, Peter Falk