Cinema: Pop Prophet

Don't Look Back. This picture also explores the hysterical fringes of the rock-music world. While Privilege only affects the style of a documentary, Don't Look Back really is one. When angry young Folk Singer Bob Dylan toured England in the spring of 1965, his entourage included a friendly spy in the person of Film Maker D. A. Pennebaker. Out of that journey, Pennebaker has created a 96-minute essay in cinematic truthtelling that may explain how the thin-voiced bard of the bedraggled became a subcultural prophet and a millionaire by combining the most resonant...

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