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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan 

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A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »
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B.J. Rolfzen ...
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Dick Kangas ...
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Liam Clancy ...
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Anthony Glover ...
Himself (as Tony Glover)
Paul Nelson ...
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Dave Van Ronk ...
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Maria Muldaur ...
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John Cohen ...
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Bruce Langhorne ...
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Mark Spoelstra ...
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Suze Rotolo ...
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Izzy Young ...
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He is one of the most influential, inspiration and ground-breaking musicians of our time. Now, Academy Awardâ"¢ winning director Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas, 1990) brings us the extraordinary story of Bob DylanâEUR(TM)s journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in the coffee houses of Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966.

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Trivia

Martin Scorsese voiced the quotations of Bob Dylan's controversial speech made at the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee while receiving a Tom Paine Award. See more »

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Footage of the San Francisco Bay Bridge is included among footage of New York City illustrating Bob Dylan's arrival there. See more »

Quotes

Bob Dylan: You can't be wise and in love at the same time.
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Connections

Features America's Music: The Roots of Country (1996) See more »

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It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan
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Good insight into Dylan's life
4 December 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Having been a casual listener of Bob Dylan, I found this documentary rather insightful and well-made. Narrated by Dylan, director Martin Scorsese basically interviews friends, colleagues and family of Dylan (as well as Dylan himself) and gets to the roots of his inspiration and upbringing.

As I said above, I'm not a huge fan of Dylan insofar that I'd be able to tell you all of his songs, albums, etc. Some of my personal favorites are "Like a Rolling Stone," "The Man in Me" and of course "Knockin' On Heaven's Door." The film's soundtrack uses Dylan songs which is a nice addition as well. It's four hours long and when screened on TV comes in two parts, so you may have to see it in two viewings. But I found out a lot about Dylan that I didn't know before and I think that's the point.

Well-made, well-documented.


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