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Diaries Notes and Sketches (1969)

Not Rated | | Documentary | December 1969 (France)
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A chronogical about life including self, family, friend, couple and idol in 6 reels

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Jonas Mekas
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Cast

Credited cast:
Timothy Leary ... Himself
Ed Emshwiller Ed Emshwiller ... Himself
Franz Fuenstler Franz Fuenstler ... Himself
Jack Smith Jack Smith ... Himself
Mario Montez Mario Montez ... Himself
Nico ... Herself
Edie Sedgwick ... Herself
Andy Warhol ... Himself
Judith Malina ... Herself
Storm De Hirsch Storm De Hirsch ... Herself
Norman Mailer ... Himself
Allen Ginsberg ... Himself
John Lennon ... Himself
Yoko Ono ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leo Adams Leo Adams
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A chronogical about life including self, family, friend, couple and idol in 6 reels

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1969 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Walden See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Alternate Versions

On 9 July 1996 it was released a 30-minute version titled Frozen Film Frames from the 16mm Mekas Diaries. See more »

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Edited into In Between (1978) See more »

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Beat-generation writers, forgetting narrative threads and moralistic messages in favor of a flow of images and a discordant soundtrack
9 October 2019 | by eminklSee all my reviews

Time goes by and cameras continue to run around the world, burning up any space nearby on film or posterity memory cards. I think the diary films of Jonas Mekas are among the purest forms of filmmaking to be discovered. Especially this film is a brilliant exercise in the own style of Mekas. Walden resembles the spontaneous poetry of Beat-generation writers, forgetting narrative threads and moralistic messages in favor of a flow of images and a discordant soundtrack entrusting the viewer with a wealth of observation-thoughts, places seen and people gathered, especially friends, their families and fellow artists, are the momentum of the film, all captured on old 16 mm color film.


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