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Shepard & Dark (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 11 October 2012 (USA)
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Shepard & Dark is the remarkable story of a friendship in letters.

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Treva Wurmfeld
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sam Shepard
Johnny Dark Johnny Dark
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
O-Lan Jones ... Herself (archive footage)
Scarlett Jones Scarlett Jones ... Herself (archive footage)
Jessica Lange ... Herself (archive footage)
Jesse Shepard Jesse Shepard ... Himself (archive footage)
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Shepard & Dark is the remarkable story of a friendship in letters.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Deming, New Mexico, USA

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,226, 29 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,684, 27 October 2013
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ignoble vs. noble?
26 September 2014 | by enojonesSee all my reviews

Pure documentary. As pure reality film, the subjects of this film are given freedom to interact and to wander through a given time frame the documentary director chose as a span of coverage. Issues are either left resolved or unresolved at the end of the span of coverage. Thus, expect no objective, no moral goals or punchline. The correspondence remains private except for a few key letters, but we're left to observe a grounded, award-winning playwright and actor interact with persons outside the entertainment business. That said, take a board, get a bucket of paint (color is not important, but make it oil-based paint), acquire a horse-hair brush, apply paint to the wooden board--two coats, now sit back and watch it dry. Now, which was more entertaining?


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