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Diaries Notes and Sketches (1969)

Not Rated | | Documentary | December 1969 (France)
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A chronogical about life including self, family, friend, couple and idol in 6 reels

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Jonas Mekas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Timothy Leary ... Himself
Ed Emshwiller Ed Emshwiller ... Himself
Franz Fuenstler Franz Fuenstler ... Himself
Jack Smith Jack Smith ... Himself
Mario Montez Mario Montez ... Himself
Nico ... Herself
Edie Sedgwick ... Herself
Andy Warhol ... Himself
Judith Malina ... Herself
Storm De Hirsch Storm De Hirsch ... Herself
Norman Mailer ... Himself
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself
John Lennon ... Himself
Yoko Ono ... Herself
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Leo Adams Leo Adams
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A chronogical about life including self, family, friend, couple and idol in 6 reels

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Documentary

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Not Rated
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English

Release Date:

December 1969 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Walden See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

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1.37 : 1
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Amateurish at best
25 January 2015 | by jorgenegelandSee all my reviews

A horrid piece of sh*t. While I have nothing against the abstract and the avant-garde, I'm not a fan of directors with a complete and utter lack of talent. The fact that one is acquainted with great artists does not make one a great artist. This is a perfect example of that. Mekas can shoot as many scenes of Brakhage, Conrad and Warhol as he wants, but his work still lacks all the depth and meaning of theirs. It's not even aesthetically pleasing. The fact that he was this void of talent at The age of 37 amazes me. If Mekas insists on keeping a diary he can keep it to himself. No one deserves to watch three hours of this garbage. Plenty of celebrity cameos. Absolutely no substance.


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