Renaldo and Clara (1978)
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Bob Dylan made this concert film that chronicles a 1975/1976 performance of his Rolling Thunder Revue. In between songs he, his wife Sara Dylan, along with Joan Baez, Allen Ginsberg, and other counterculture figures perform philosophically based improvisational pieces. During the skits, Dylan plays the ambiguous Renaldo, while Ronnie Hawkins and Ronee Blakely play Dylan and his wife. Songs include "Isis, I Want You," "It Ain't Me Babe," "Knockin' on Heaven's Door," "Hurricane," "Romance in
Jan 25, 1978 Wide
The film contains more than its share of dead weight, but it is seldom genuinely dull.
A metonymic sprawl characterizes Renaldo & Clara.
It all looks pretty silly. The concert footage is all right, but the in-between stuff just has to go.
The film can be recommended only for die-hard Dylan fans with a lot of spare time on their hands.
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