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Storefront Hitchcock (1998)

PG-13 | | Documentary, Music | 27 March 1998 (USA)
Rock-music lover and feature-film director Jonathan Demme takes on eccentric British singer-songwriter, Robyn Hitchcock, in an ambitious concert film. Setting up a stage in a New York ... See full summary »

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Rock-music lover and feature-film director Jonathan Demme takes on eccentric British singer-songwriter, Robyn Hitchcock, in an ambitious concert film. Setting up a stage in a New York storefront, Hitchcock plays with his back to the glass, while an audience looks on inside and passersby view the action through the window. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language
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$1,803 (USA) (20 November 1998)

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$3,073 (USA) (20 November 1998)
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[introducing "The Yip! Song"]
Robyn Hitchcock: And while we're on this kind of a roll, this is the most upbeat song I've ever written. It's about death from cancer.
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Glass Hotel
Composed by Robyn Hitchcock
Used by permission of EMI Virgin Songs, Inc. (BMI)
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The Man In The Fishbowl
17 February 2002 | by (Rock n Roll Toilet) – See all my reviews

How wonderful to see a film that aims an unforgiving eye on one of our greatest modern free-style poets & he comes through it all without a blemish! This artists is one of the few that didn't sell out, burn out or become an aging impersonator of himself, like so many of his peers! He is the modern day Dali of the spoken word & you can gather that from any project he's released to date. (Though I highly recommend for starters "Insanely Jealous" From The Soft Boy's "Underwater Moonlight" LP)

Thank you for doing this film!

Now how about a book of lyrics & drawings....?


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