CANDYMAN tells the amazing true story of David Klein, an eccentric candy inventor from Los Anglese, who came up with the concept of Jelly Belly jellybeans. These colorful beans became a pop culture phenomenon, revolutionized the candy industry and were personally endorsed by Ronald Reagen. However, David’s eccentric personality and peculiar sense of business led him to leave Jelly Belly just as it was about to explode and grow into a billion dollar enterprise. Is there room for eccentric genius in the modern corporate world? The film tells how Klein may have lost his beans, but kept his soul.
Festival play includes
- Hot Docs: Canadian International Documentary Festival (Toronto, Canada)
- Omaha Film Festival (Omaha, United States)
- Slamdance Film Festival (Park City, United States)
“Easily one of the most entertaining and enlightening indie docs of the past year.” – The Independent Critic
“Compelling, entertaining and most of all full of heart.” – Neato Coolville
Directed by Bert Klein / 76 minutes on 1 disc
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