Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.
This movie is about a strict girls high school whose faculties are all female.
Anyone who has ever been involved is selling direct to the public should make this compulsive viewing. There is not a word of commentary, introduction, or the usual "talking head" interviews that slow so many of todays TV documentaries.
The characters themselves, and clever editing clearly tell the story and create the a raw drama.
The Maysles brothers decided they wanted to be the first to make a nonfiction feature film (which turned out to be Salesman) after learning that Truman Capote had made the claim that his newly released book In Cold Blood was a nonfiction novel.
The film was made on a low budget; just under seven minutes into the film, one of the two cameras used can be seen in the shot.
During production, the crew consisted of Albert Maysles shooting and lighting and David Maysles doing sound.
But some days later, he comes and takes the car which means he had a duplicate key.The documentary follows four salesmen as they travel across New England and southeast Florida trying to sell expensive Bibles door-to-door in low-income neighborhoods, and attend a sales meeting in Chicago.The film focuses in particular on salesman Paul Brennan, a middle-aged Irish-American Catholic from Jamaica Plain, Boston, who struggles to maintain his sales.When post-production began, David Maysles and Zwerin tried to structure a story about the four salesmen but found they did not have the material.
Instead, they realized that they were dealing with a story about Paul.A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.