By the age of four, critics were comparing Marla’s work with Jackson Pollock’s and sales of her paintings were reaching $300,000.
But after 2005 profile by ‘60 Minutes‘ suggested that Marla had help from her parents – in particular her father – the story became more complex. Was Marla a genuine child prodigy or the innocent victim of a hoax?
The DVD has a number of extras that help flesh out the mysteries of this intriguing tale including:
- Filmmaker Commentary
- ‘Back to Binghamton’ – a mini-doc with Director Amir Bar-Lev that includes follow-up interviews, Sundance Q & A, Binghamton Q & A, deleted scenes, etc.
- ‘Kimmelman on Art’ – a mini-doc with the New York Times art critic
The film is out now on DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Watch the trailer here: