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I am Secretly an Important Man Reviews

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Steve Dollar
Wall Street Journal
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Peter Sillen, an indie documentarian with a flair for engaging stubborn, eccentric performers brings his compassionate eye to the life of another subculture hero.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

March 6, 2013
Eric Hynes
Time Out New York
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By all accounts, this secretly important man was tough to live with, but not too hard to love or admire.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

March 6, 2013
Brian Miller
Seattle Weekly

Important Man sets Bernstein's nasal verse to elegant streetscape montages of the city then and now.

Full Review Source: Seattle Weekly

March 6, 2013
John Anderson
Variety
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Bernstein is made a complicated, even morbidly fascinating figure in a film that will have limited theatrical exposure but, like the director's earlier work, will likely enjoy a cultish afterlife.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 4, 2011
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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The film might suffice if you're looking for something to watch on cable TV some early morning. But it isn't worth the hassle and expense of going to a theater.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 4, 2011
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Getting acquainted with what Steven Jesse Bernstein left behind, however, feels like an implicit homework assignment.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 2, 2011
Ken Marks
New Yorker
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Sillen finds nobility in the poet's ceaseless commitment to observation, self-examination, and what he called just plain "doing your job."

Full Review Source: New Yorker

December 20, 2010
Mike Hale
New York Times
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While I Am Secretly an Important Man skims the surface of Mr. Bernstein's life, it's a surface with more than enough texture to keep you interested.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

December 17, 2010
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Sillen ennobles the havoc of his life with a measure of down-and-out romance, but no moments really puncture a viewer, and the darkness is all too easily shaken off.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 14, 2010
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