Robert Downey Snr and Jnr in a still from “Sr.”. The film spotlights the former’s life and career, and explores the relationship between the two filmmakers. Photo: Netflix
Robert Downey Snr and Jnr in a still from “Sr.”. The film spotlights the former’s life and career, and explores the relationship between the two filmmakers. Photo: Netflix

Robert Downey Jnr on Netflix portrait of his filmmaker father, and the relationship between two ‘pretty flawed dudes’

  • Streaming on Netflix, Sr. is a film by the Iron Man star on the life and career of his maverick auteur father, Robert Downey Snr, filmed shortly before he died
  • The Oscar nominee says making the film led him to ‘ingest the totality of our relationship’, and address the pair’s drug issues and finding peace in family life

Robert Downey Snr and Jnr in a still from “Sr.”. The film spotlights the former’s life and career, and explores the relationship between the two filmmakers. Photo: Netflix
Robert Downey Snr and Jnr in a still from “Sr.”. The film spotlights the former’s life and career, and explores the relationship between the two filmmakers. Photo: Netflix
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