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Rated R for language, some sexuality and nudity.
Country USA | Germany
Killer Films, John Wells Productions, John Goldwyn Productions, Endgame Entertainment, Film & Entertainment VIP Medienfonds 4 GmbH & Co. KG (I), Grey Water Park Productions, Rising Star, Wells Productions
Studio Weinstein Company
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• I'm Not There: Suppositions on a Film Concerning Dylan
• I'm Not There (2007)
• I'm Not There. (2007)
Plot: IN THEATRES NOVEMBER 21, 2007 (Limited)
Todd Haynes (VELVET GOLDMINE, FAR FROM HEAVEN) delivers this dazzling, experimental take on the life of popular musicís most revered and enigmatic artist: Bob Dylan. In keeping with the impossible-to-pin-down nature of Dylan himself, Haynes chose to cast six different actors to portray several incarnations of the groundbreaking troubadour. The result is a challenging, sprawling work that spans several decades and genres. Woody (Marcus Carl Franklin) is a young black child with a folk music obsession; Jack Rollins (Christian Bale) is an upstart folksinger whose protest songs have ignited an entire generation; Arthur (Ben Wishaw) is a Rimbaud-esque figure who has begun to embrace a new form of lyrical poetry; Robbie (Heath Ledger) is a well-known actor whose marriage to the lovely Claire (Charlotte Gainsbourg) crumbles under the weight of his lifestyle; Billy (Richard Gere) is a slippery frontiersman who echoes Dylanís infatuation with the Old West and American folklore; and, finally, there is the substance-abusing, confrontational Jude (Cate Blanchett), who represents Dylan in the turbulent mid-1960s.
Much in the same way that Dylan appropriated a vast array of musical styles to create his own vernacular, Haynes does the same thing with
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