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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

What's it about?

An award-winning cynical journalist, Lloyd Vogel, begrudgingly accepts an assignment to write a profile piece on the beloved television icon Fred Rogers. After his encounter with Rogers, Vogel's perspective on life is transformed.

Why do we love it?

Such a sincere and calming experience, it reiterates Mr Rogers' messages that are much needed in our current climate and is a film that helps you reflect on your own experiences like a cinematic therapy session.

Who's in it?

Tom Hanks - Fred Rogers

Matthew Rhys - Lloyd Vogel

Chris Cooper - Jerry Vogel

Who made it?

Marielle Heller - Director

Noah Harpster - Screenplay

Where can I watch it?

Find out where you stream, rent or buy A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood at JustWatch.


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