The Devil and Daniel Johnston

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  110 min.
Release Date: April 28, 2006 (limited)
DVD: September 19, 2006

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Synopsis

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: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Henry S. Rosenthal
Official Site: www.thedevilanddanieljohnston.com

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