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American Fame Pt. 1: Drowning River Phoenix (2004)

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Archer examines the short, tumultuous life of actor River Phoenix. The film explores the fame and pressure that defined Phoenix's life, along with his desire to become pure.

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Archer examines the short, tumultuous life of actor River Phoenix. The film explores the fame and pressure that defined Phoenix's life, along with his desire to become pure.

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9 August 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

DRP was the first Cam Archer movie I saw, back in the Spring of 2003, and it immediately made me sit up and note that he's the real deal. DRP is an ambitious, far-reaching and idealistic film because it exhibits a belief in the medium's ability to examine, debate and ultimately come to terms with real world events and ideas that effect our lives. The film, in a way, is essayic because it attempts to address a question and pose more questions; it is not simply the result of a process, it is process. Cam has managed to create a new sort of documentary that is more poetry, introspection and visceral inquisition than it is journalism. DRP is as much about making a film about River as it is a film about River. If Godard had cut his teeth in the pages of Teen Beat instead of the Cahiers du Cinema, he'd be making movies like this one.


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