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3 October 2007 (USA) See more »
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A revealing and intimate portrait of a misunderstood genius. See more »
Plot:
In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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Waste of Time See more (12 total) »

Cast

 

Kurt Cobain ... Narrator
Michael Azerrad ... Conversation participant (uncredited)

Courtney Love ... Conversation participant (uncredited)
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Directed by
AJ Schnack 
 
Produced by
Ravi Anne .... executive producer
Michael Azerrad .... co-producer
Chris Green .... producer
Noah Khoshbin .... producer
Richard Lim .... associate producer
Stephanie Meurer .... line producer
Jared Moshe .... associate producer
Shirley Moyers .... producer
Matthew Shattuck .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Steve Fisk 
Benjamin Gibbard 
 
Cinematography by
Wyatt Troll (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
AJ Schnack 
 
Production Management
Stephanie Meurer .... unit production manager
 
Art Department
Brad Vancata .... production illustrator
 
Sound Department
Justin Bates .... sound editor
Greg Morgenstein .... sound re-recording mixer
Greg Morgenstein .... supervising sound editor
Kyle Schember .... supervising sound editor
Holger M. Thiele .... dialogue editor
 
Visual Effects by
Dylan Chudzynski .... visual effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Neil Holcomb .... gaffer
Ian Jennings .... best boy
Gregory D. Smith .... key grip
Bob Webeck .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
 
Music Department
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Mando Lopez .... production coordinator
David Magdael .... publicist
Anne Stulz .... publicist (uncredited)
 
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John Flansburgh .... special thanks
John Linnell .... special thanks
Douglas Matejka .... very special thanks
 

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USA:96 min | Argentina:96 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Roughly eighty minutes into the film, Nirvana biographer and co-producer Michael Azerrad appears for a few seconds looking at the camera.See more »
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References Elmer's Candid Camera (1940)See more »
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3 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Waste of Time, 3 March 2008
Author: origin20 from Madison, WI

For a filmmaker who touts craft so much, he lacks it completely. He is great at self-promoting his film, but it is entirely empty. I have to agree with other commentaries on this film... it is wonderful to have the audio tapes of Cobain, but the film it a thin wrapping around this content. I wish Schnack would spend more time focusing upon his film-making than complaining about the state of documentary.

One has to ask if it were not Cobain would this film get any notice. The answer is no. I found the camera work overwrought and trying. There is little to be said of the editing. As with too many docs, it could do with some aggressive trimming and could lose 1/3 of the film without any loss to the story.

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