A meditation narrative reflection of Nick Cave's process. A history that resists the narrative structure and shows the poet grasping at sensual intuitions. Filmed lovingly and richly raw that showcases the imperfections and hesitant fits of existence. This is a portrait of a self-portrait and the viewer can get lost and/or bored in this hall of mirrors music doc. Enter at your own risk.Written by
Nick Cave commissioned and financed this documentary to be made as a way of avoiding what he knew would be a deluge of media questioning on his son Arthur's death in the middle of recording the album Skeleton Tree. He never expected to see a profit from it. See more »
All of this stuff I'm saying now, it just, it feels like a lot of bullshit to me. It may mean something, but in the end, there's something that happened... and there's a kind of ring around that event, or it's fenced off... and everything else is okay around it, but there's just something that happened in that short space of time that we can never get that far away from. You know, when I looked at the film back, there was something I was rattling on about time being elastic, and I think that's ...
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A beautiful poignant Film
I watched this recently and was hugely moved by it. One of the best documentaries on one of the finest artists of the last ten years.
It works brilliantly as a companion piece to the earlier Nick Cave documentary; 20000 days on earth, an equally visceral and beautifully crafted film. Why isn't this man awarded the accolades he so rightfully deserves.
Moving, gripping and artful. Highly reccomended and essential viewing for anyone who has the slightest interest in music docs, or the process of creation.
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