American Masters

By Sidney Lumet

Season 31 Episode 1 | 1h 46m 15s

Prolific and versatile filmmaker Sidney Lumet made 44 films in 50 years, earning the Academy Honorary Award for lifetime achievement after four Oscar nominations. Considered a quintessential New York filmmaker, Lumet frequently used New York City’s urban mettle to infuse his films with a realism and intensity that kept audiences in suspense while prodding them to consider their own morality.

Aired: 01/03/17

Expired: 02/02/17

Rating: NR

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