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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (2019)

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In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.

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Martin Scorsese
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Dylan ... Self
Allen Ginsberg ... The Oracle of Delphi
Patti Smith ... The Punk Poet
Martin von Haselberg ... The Filmmaker (as Stefan van Dorp)
Scarlet Rivera ... The Queen of Swords
Joan Baez ... The Balladeer
Roger McGuinn ... The Minstrel
Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ... The Rolling Stone Reporter
James Gianopulos ... The Promoter
Ramblin' Jack Elliott ... The Sailor
Sam Shepard ... The Writer
David Mansfield ... The Innocent
Sharon Stone ... The Beauty Queen
Ronnie Hawkins ... The Shitkicker
Anne Waldman ... The Word Worker
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese' captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year. Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, 'Rolling Thunder' is a one of a kind experience, from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Written by Netflix

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The bulk of the film is compiled of outtakes from Bob Dylan's 1978 film Renaldo and Clara, which was filmed in conjunction with the tour. See more »


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The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Written and performed by Bob Dylan
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The lonesome death of Mick Ronson
6 July 2019 | by continual-oneSee all my reviews

I am a huge Bob Dylan fan. All of it. This era in particular. The choice of songs and variety of musicians was so unique and brilliant. The glaring omission of Mick Ronson is unforgivable. They don't even mention his name a single time! His guitar work during this tour provides a constant swirling tapestry of melody, solos, and originality that deserves a documentary on its own. Shame on Bob. RIP Mick!

The music and footage is great and could stand on its own. The rest as many have mentioned is pretentious drivel.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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Color | Black and White (archive footage)

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1.85 : 1
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