Tag: Gates of Heaven

November 30, 2011 / / Main Slate

Gates of Heaven – 1979 – dir. Errol Morris

How do you get stuff this good from the raw material of average folks? Certain filmmakers have a knack for finding interview subjects worthy of our rapt attention, and that’s just what director Errol Morris does in “Gates of Heaven,” his 1978 documentary about the pet cemetery business in northern California.