THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON

By Jeff FEUERZEIG

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Documentary - Completed 2005

Arguably one of the world’s finest musicians, according to the likes of Kurt Cobain and Beck, Daniel Johnston is a man whose life has been defined not only by his musical talent but by his struggle with mental illness.

    • Year of production
    • 2005
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 110 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Jeff FEUERZEIG
    • Synopsis
    • Arguably one of the world’s finest musicians, according to the likes of Kurt Cobain and Beck, Daniel Johnston is a man whose life has been defined not only by his musical talent but by his struggle with mental illness. This is a riveting portrait sketched by those who know him best, from his first acid trip at a Butthole Surfers concert to his foray into the art world, with appearances by cult bands such as Sonic Youth, Jad Fair and Half Japanese.
      WINNER: Best Director (Documentary) at Sundance. NOMINEE: Grand Jury Prize at Sundance
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