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Derailroaded Reviews

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January 4, 2016
This sensitive, informed and ultimately melancholic bio-doc sums it up very eloquently indeed.
January 4, 2016
While heartbreaking and indirectly depressing, Derailroaded: Inside the Mind of Larry "Wild Man" Fischer is also a very fine documentary indeed.
January 4, 2016
Both fans and the indifferent will enjoy the strange, strange story of Fischer's life.
January 4, 2016
While there is an odd sense of artistic purity in Fischer's music, Derailroaded never really answers the aforementioned question. Which is exactly how it should be.
December 6, 2005
As with all great documentaries, Derailroaded challenges its audience to do some heavy soul-searching.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 6, 2005
You don't have to be crazy to sing like Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer -- subject of Josh Rubin's reverential documentary Derailroaded -- but it helps.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 1, 2005
Best for fans of outsider music.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
September 10, 2005
This in-depth documentary is a loving tribute, an entertaining yet tragic tale, of a true singer-songwriter.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 7, 2005
You don't have to be a fan of Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer's batty songs to appreciate Josh Rubin's compassionate portrait.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2005
In spite of its sympathy, Derailroaded veers into reality-TV voyeurism.
November 1, 2005
Mistakes exploitation for empathy.
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