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Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin is a 2003[1] American biographical documentary film written and directed by film critic Richard Schickel.[2] The film explores the personal and professional life of the British actor, comedian and filmmaker, Charlie Chaplin, as well as his legacy and influence. It is narrated by Sydney Pollack along with many Hollywood personalities appearing in the film talking about Chaplin, including Robert Downey Jr., Norman Lloyd, Bill Irwin, Woody Allen, Johnny Depp, Richard Attenborough, Martin Scorsese, Miloš Forman, Marcel Marceau, David Raksin, Claire Bloom, David Thomson, Andrew Sarris,Jeanine Basinger and Chaplin’s children Geraldine, Michael and Sydney Chaplin.[3] The documentary also benefits from insight from key Chaplin biographers David Robinson and Jeffrey Vance.

In chronological order explore the work of Charlie Chaplin and shed light on the controversies related to his personal life.