Amazon Prime Video: what is the movie “Love, Antosha” about?
“Through Anton Yelchin’s diaries and other writings and interviews with his family, friends and colleagues, filmmaker Garret Price explores not only his career, but also a broader portrait of the man,” indicates the synopsis of this film available at Amazon Prime Video.
This documentary focuses on the life of the actor Anton Yelchin who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was 17 years old.
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One of the posters from the documentary “Love, Antosha”.
Who was Anton Yelchin?
Anton Yelchin was a Russian-American film and television actor, who became known for playing Pavel Chekov in the “Star Trek” reboot film series, among other roles.
The young actor began acting in the late 1990s, appearing in several television roles and in the films “Along Came a Spider” and “Hearts in Atlantis” (both in 2001). His role as Jacob Clarke in Steven Spielberg’s miniseries “Taken” was significant in promoting his career as a child actor.
Documentary “Love, Antosha”.
He later starred in the films “Charlie Bartlett” (2007), “Terminator Salvation” (2009), “Fright Night” (2011), “Like Crazy” (2011) and “Only Lovers Left Alive” (2013).
How did Anton Yelchin die?
The death of the actor caused a lot of commotion in Hollywood, since the police confirmed that the body of Yelchin was found crushed by his own car, a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, against the brick wall and mailbox of his home.
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Apparently, Yelchin He got out of his car and as he headed to the driveway of his house, it rolled backwards and pinned him against the pillar and a security fence. He was pronounced dead later that day at the age of 27. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the cause of death as “blunt traumatic asphyxia,” and stated that “there were no obvious suspicious circumstances involved.”