The Wild One


Tessa Louise-Salomé

Narrated by: Willem Dafoe

An innovative, cinematic exploration of acting as a form of survival, through the life and work of Jack Garfein: Holocaust survivor, Actors Studio co-founder, controversial stage and screen director. A journey of an enigmatic, censored artist, The Wild One explores the importance of his legacy and questions how art can draw on personal memory to better enlighten our present.

Festivals & Awards

Tribeca 2022 – Doc Competition

Original title: The Wild One

Production: Petite Maison Production

Nationality: France

Year of production: 2022

Running time: 94'

Language: English

Ratio: 2.35




The Wild One - Artwork

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