Be Kind Rewind is a 2008 American comedy film from New Line Cinema, directed by Michel Gondry and starring Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover and Mia Farrow. The film premiered on January 20, 2008 at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. It was later shown at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film opened on February 22, 2008 in the United Kingdom and in the United States.The title is a reference to a phrase commonly displayed on VHS rental tapes during the medium's heyday.
Many a tear has been shed over gentrification's pitiless march. But no one has wept with as much ingenuity as writer-director Michel Gondry in "Be Kind Rewind." When the goodly Passaic, N.J., developers tell old Mr. Fletcher (Danny Glover) more
My first question going into this film was; Does anyone rent videotapes anymore? Do kids these days even know what they are? Alright, that was two questions. And for the movie to work you really have to suspend that disbelief. Let me back up, there is som more