For all of the mystery and legal controversy surrounding Robert Frank’s unstructured cinema verite Rolling Stones documentary, filmed during their 1972 Exile on Main Street tour, the proof in the pudding is fairly prosaic.
Absolutely amazing piece of documentary! Where else are you gonna see Mick Jagger smoking joints and snorting coke or Keith Richards wasted 24/7 on heroin? Robert Frank's cinematographic style resembles experimental movies of Antony Balch and definitely makes it worth your while!
I rarely object to a mubi synopsis, but "fairly prosaic"... Robert Frank?! c'mon. Anything but! ... Heroin and cumstains are little hard to watch but this is simply mesmerizing for capturing the moment, using varying rhythms and edits.