The Devil and Daniel Johnston

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Release Date: March 31, 2006 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: September 19, 2006

PG-13 | 1h 50m | Documentary


A look at the tumultuous life of cult singer/ songwriter/artist Daniel Johnston. Using home movies, vintage performances and current footage, the film shows a genius whose organic songs have been covered by the likes of Beck and Pearl Jam, and whose comic drawings have been exhibited by galleries worldwide.

It also shows a man who went from a spot on MTV to stints in mental hospitals to a stay in jail.

Director: Jeff Feuerzeig
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Producer(s): Henry S. Rosenthal
Official Site: http://www.thedevilanddanieljohnston.com

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