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Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me (2001)

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Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.

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Diamanda Galás ...
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Monique Hawkins ...
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins ...
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Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.

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A fan's documentary - it shows, thank God!
25 October 2001 | by (Mars) – See all my reviews



The director adores Screaming Jay. This is not a cold, academic approach to his work. It is the study of a genious by a man who clearly knows what he's doing. The interviews from Jarmush and Diamanda Gallas were great touches and the whole thing plays great - you never get bored with it.

All in all, one of the best documentaries on a cult icon I've seen for years.


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