I love documentaries. I will (and have) watch a documentary on just about every subject. However, the perfect storm of captured moments, interesting characters, untapped subjects and social commentary combined with humor and a bit of street smarts to make a documentary that plays like a screenplay labored over for years only comes along once in a decade or so. Exit through the gift shop, a documentary within a documentary wrapped in a riddle, that explores art as commodity, is one of these rare gems
I'm the type of person who doesn't really like to know much about a movie before seeing it, so the above is a short trailer. If you're up for more, watch this:
but honestly, the thing is genius, hilarious, and SMART. Just go see it. It's playing for a limited time in these cities. If you miss it on the big screen, you can toss it in your netflix que.