the movie sees the former marvel The actor tells the life and career of his late father, Robert Downey Sr., who passed away last year.
Set to release worldwide on Netflix on December 2nd, the documentary has been playing in select theaters over the past week and has been critically acclaimed in its first run.
Daily Beastof Nick Shager said that the documentary was “not only brimming with the unique humor and creativity of its subject matter, but also imbued with the complex yet palpable love that a father and son share.” Affection was “moving in its sincerity and heart. Openness.”
Despite liking the movie as a whole, some reviews were less positive. IGN movie He called the film “informative rather than emotional”, adding that it “contains hints of intimate narrative, but mostly flattens a bizarre and exotic career into a series of light observations”. .
Shot over the course of three years, the film depicts the lifelong relationship between a father and son. iron man The star’s addiction past.
Earlier this month, the actor announced his project instagram pageabout his father: “He was a groundbreaking filmmaker. Just like my father. Senior is a documentary that tells the story of Robert Downey’s maverick rise in NYC, his crash in Hollywood, burns, redemption, and our relationship afterward. ”
SeniorIt will be released on Netflix on December 2nd.