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Wordplay

Wordplay

Discover a world that thinks inside the box.
  • A word for thinning hair...?

This documentary takes a look at the world of crossword puzzles, especially through the eyes and life of one of the world's top crossword puzzle designers. We also get to meet some of the famous people who enjoy, and are very good at, crossword puzzles, as they prepare and take part in a national championship.


85 minutes, All ages
Documentary, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Will Shortz, Merl Reagle, Tyler Hinman, Norman Payne, Al Sanders, Ellen Ripstein, Jon Delfin
Director
Patrick Creadon
ScreenplayPatrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley
MusicPeter Golub
CinematographyPatrick Creadon
EditingDouglas Blush
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2006
Produced byGrinder Productions, O'Malley Creadon Productions, The Weinstein Company

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Trailer: Medium

FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
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Mail & GuardianShaun de Waal14
The CitizenSabrina Dean quote icon 11
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24.comIvan Sadler quote icon 15
International Media
Box Office (USA)Bridget Byrne quote icon 15
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert15
eye Weekly (Canada)Jason Anderson quote icon 10
Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers quote icon 15
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Metacritic.com35 critics15
RottenTomatoes.com114 critics15
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IMDB1315 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 71%14


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