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Jesus' Son

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UPC: 025192110320

Format: DVDClosed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Widescreen, NTSC

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Fans of the short stories in Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son will wonder how anyone could film a book so beautifully, radiantly, defiantly strange. The good news is that Alison Maclean's film version is more than just faithful to the book's spirit: It's the closest thing to a visual equivalent of Johnson's visionary prose. As a series of vignettes in the life of an unnamed Midwestern junkie-slash-holy fool, the stories are linked more through imagery than through anything so linear as a plot. Maclean preserves this episodic structure but adds just enough narrative glue to make the whole thing hang together as a film. (And wisely so; if she hadn't, there'd have been no role at all for Samantha…    
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List Price: $24.98
Rating: R (Restricted)
Studio: Universal Studios
Actors: Billy Crudup Robert Michael Kelly Torben Brooks Dierdre Lewis Jimmy Moffit 
Size: 7.1000" x 5.4200"
Weight: 0.1800 lbs.
Language: English