Coming to DVD via the Criterion Collection today, Tuesday, January 19:
ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: A BOB DYLAN STORY BY MARTIN SCORSESE
Netflix (June 2019)
DOC NYC, Sydney
Bob Dylan’s legendary tour from the mid-1970s is filtered through the Martin Scorsese’s distinctive lens.
The film screened as part of DOC NYC, for which our program notes read:
In 1975, Bob Dylan embarked on a two-year tour that became legendary. Now Martin Scorsese draws upon footage shot on that tour to create a documentary as unique as Dylan, with fictional elements interwoven. The film includes a parade of iconic figures including Allen Ginsberg, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, and Patti Smith.