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I Don't Know Jack (2002)

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Biography of actor Jack Nance, who became famous when he appeared in the 1977 cult film "Eraserhead."

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Chris Leavens
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Credited cast:
Jack Nance ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Achorn ... Himself
Leo Bulgarini Leo Bulgarini ... Himself
Catherine Case Catherine Case ... Herself
Catherine E. Coulson ... Herself
Billy DaMota ... Himself
Brad Dourif ... Himself (archive footage)
Donna Dubain Donna Dubain ... Herself
Wayne Grace ... Himself
Bob Graham Bob Graham ... Himself
T. Max Graham T. Max Graham ... Himself
Dennis Hopper ... Himself
Brantley Kearns Brantley Kearns ... Himself
David Lindeman David Lindeman ... Himself
Bob Logan Bob Logan ... Himself
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Biography of actor Jack Nance, who became famous when he appeared in the 1977 cult film "Eraserhead."

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Now I *do* know Jack
6 April 2002 | by craigjclarkSee all my reviews

Chris Leavens' documentary takes as its subject Jack Nance, star of "Eraserhead" and supporting player in many of David Lynch's other films. Nance's story is told almost entirely through interviews with his family, friends and colleagues, interspersed with clips from many of his films (some of which are more well-known than others). What emerges is a portrait of a complicated man whose self-destructive tendencies sometimes outweighed his creative gifts. It's also frequently funny, as the interview subjects recount some of the more outlandish (but still plausible) stories of his life, right up to the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death.

"I Don't Know Jack" is a fitting tribute to an underrated and under-appreciated actor. It is a must for all fans of David Lynch and Jack Nance.


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