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The Devil and Daniel Johnston

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Director  Jeff Feuerzeig
Writer  Jeff Feuerzeig
Music director  Daniel Johnston
Country  United States
8/10 IMDb


Genre  Documentary, Biography, Music
Initial DVD release  September 19, 2006
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Language  English
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Release date  January 2005 (2005-01) (Sundance Film Festival) March 31, 2006 (2006-03-31) (United States)
Cast  Daniel Johnston, Jad Fair, Matt Groening, Louis Black, Gibby Haynes
Similar movies  Bare, LelleBelle, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Priest, Fish Tank, Bend It Like Beckham

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The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film about the noted American musician Daniel Johnston. It chronicles Johnston's life from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on his experiences with bipolar disorder, and how it manifested itself in demonic self-obsession. The film was directed by Jeff Feuerzeig and produced by Henry S. Rosenthal.

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Critical reception

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Review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes calculates a rating of 89 out of 100 for The Devil and Daniel Johnston, based on 102 reviews.

Awards

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The film won the Documentary Directing Award at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.

It is available on DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, which includes a supplemental feature documenting the reunion between Johnston and his long-time obsession and muse, Laurie Allen. A manufacture on demand Blu-ray was released through Sony's Choice Collection on October 19, 2016.

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