A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.
Follow a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles -- some of them of his own making. Written by
"Jim and Jean" were actually a real American folk-music duo--Jim Glover and Jean Ray--who performed and recorded in 1960s Greenwich Village. As his Ohio State college roommate, Jim Glover was the person who first introduced legendary performer Phil Ochs to folk music; early on they were also briefly a duo. And Jean Ray was noted for being the inspiration for Neil Young 's song "Cinnamon Girl". See more »
"The Last Thing on My Mind" performed by Troy Nelson (Stark Sands) at the Gaslight was not recorded by its author, Tom Paxton, until 1964. See more »
It's like a gust of wind that never stops. I was altered, disturbed and amused by the clarity of this poets. From Joel and Ethan to Bruno Delbonnel, Oscar Isaac, to T Bone Burnett and everyone who enters, even for an instant, this sublime, unique, startling P.O.V. Aware but never condescending to the audience. No explanation as to why this story deserved to be told. The answers are private, deeply personal, enlightening and, at times, chillingly transparent. The face of Oscar Isaac, my God! For me one of the most enthralling discoveries of 2013. At times it reminded me of an updated character in an Italian Neo-realistic film, others one of those images from one of Martin Donovan's sessions. I sat through Inside Llewyn Davis twice in a row. I can't wait to repeat the experience soon again.
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