For the Love of Spock
On the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, explore the life and legend of actor Leonard Nimoy and the cultural icon he created in Spock. Directed by his son Adam Nimoy and starring William Shatner, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg.
Short film: Jason Alexander Trivia Time
It’s all about storytelling. Tell the truth
Interview: Adam Nimoy
Film clip: The ears
The story I’m trying to tell is that of a father and son who’ve lost their connection to each other due to challenges in their relationship
Film clip: He did
It became clear that the film had to not only address his artistic commitment to Spock but his other artistic endeavours as well
Interview: Filmmaker Magazine
Love and admiration permeates every frame of this richly rewarding tribute
Los Angeles Times
A heartfelt documentary... that includes never-before-seen footage and interviews of friends, family and colleagues
After Nimoy’s death, the movie evolved into a more complicated portrait of a star who was often combative with his children and conflicted about his success
Essential viewing for fans... For the Love of Spock will live long and prosper
The Hollywood Reporter
A loving yet nuanced look at not only Nimoy but at television production, the effect of fame on families, and the change in celebrity culture from the 1960s to now
Film Journal International
A moving love letter to an icon and a father
A worthy Star Trek tribute from son to icon
Nimbly straddles biography and “Trek” valentine
The New York Times
A suitably affectionate, warm-hearted tribute...
A worthy celebration of Leonard Nimoy...
Birth. Movies. Death.
The clips of Leonard Nimoy's various roles are one of the great delights of this film... Unabashedly personal
Nimoy served his iconic father well with this moving documentary... testament to a man whose fame is sure to live on for many generations
Wonders in the Dark
Engaging... Emotional... It’s touching seeing everyone remember his contributions and his heart
A moving eulogy for his late father Leonard
Fascinating… fun… a must-watch
Movie TV Tech Geeks
Tribeca Film Festival
Winner: Audience Award
Fantasia Film Festival
Northstar Science Film Festival
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
|Cast||Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, George Takei, J.J. Abrams , Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban|
|Producer & Cinematographer||Kevin Layne|
|Country of origin||United States|
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