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Well made documentary....

Author: CurtHerzstark from Sweden
4 April 2012

I always been a fan of Simon & Garfunkels music, whenever I'm down I listen to some of their works and pretend that I'm in a apartment somewhere in NYC and looking out on the NYC skyline.

That said I was hoping to see some great behind the scenes footage from NYC with these two great performers. And I wasn't disappointed, this documentary chronicles their live, professional career but focuses mainly on their work on the album Bridge Over Troubled Water.

There are some great anecdotes from soundtechnicans working on the album, taped live performances, how they worked out harmonies and lyrics, how they developed certain songs on the album etc.

There is also stock footage from and old documentary directed by actor Charles Grodin, Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America (1969), that gives the viewer some more deeper insights in to their relationship at that time.

Biggest flaw of this film is the constant hinting of some deeper,conflict between the two but the documentary never explains exactly what. And why does the film not penetrate deeper into this subject? Well, Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel are both producers of this documentary and that gives it sometimes a feeling of promotional tool rather being a honest, sincere documentary.

But with great music, anecdotes etc it shouldn't stop fans or anyone for that matter to see this well made documentary.

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