Atom User Reviews for Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It
Inspiring life story, but includes promotion of abortion, which I do not agree with.
The film might be conventionally structured, but the singular ebullience and warmth of its resilient subject make it highly entertaining.
Mariem Perez Riera’s celebratory documentary covers the full sweep of Moreno’s seven decades long career but also addresses her significance as a trailblazing Latina woman and political activist.
I think what sets Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It apart from other end-of-life docs is that this one is just so honest, so forthcoming, and so remarkably detailed. Mariem Pérez Riera has perfectly captured an American icon at the moment we need her the most.