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The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

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Daniel Johnston Daniel Johnston
Laurie Allen Laurie Allen
Brian Beattie Brian Beattie
Louis Black Louis Black
David Fair David Fair
Jad Fair Jad Fair
Don Goede Don Goede
Matt Groening Matt Groening

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A good movie

5 years, 7 months ago at Jan 11 8:38
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this movie but since I kept hearing some interesting things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out. Eventually, it turned out to be such a weird, intense and sad movie. On top of that, I thought it was also a really interesting reflection on Art. Indeed, many artists are/were more or less crazy but, in this case, it was in fact the other way ... read more

The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

5 years, 6 months ago at Jan 24 11:44
The biopic is essentially comparable to literary version of the biography. Everything depends on the interest, a priori, can awaken in the viewer / reader a peculiar kind, and of course, also by the sitter's personality. Therefore, it is a genre that, at first, has as many detractors as well as unconditional.

In the case of "The Devil and Daniel Johnston" I must admit that the secon... read more
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Description: "The Devil and Daniel Johnston" opens with Johnston being introduced at a folk club in Austin, Texas, as "the greatest singer-songwriter alive today." This sort of statement is either true, or really needs to be heard by the person being described. Daniel Johnston needs all the support he can find. He is a singer-songwriter and an artist whose underground tapes and gallery shows sell out, and he is also a manic-depressive with other mental problems that have had him in and out of hospitals for years. This documentary charts his life's journey in through an apparently inexhaustible archive of video and audio ... (more)
Release date: 5 May 2006
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