Filmmaker A.J. Schnack draws from over twenty-five hours of audio taped interviews to offer an intimate meditation on the life of the man who changed the face of rock and roll in the 1990s in this film that uses materials originally gathered for music journalist Michael Azerrad.
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Combines images, music, and audio recordings into a completely compelling and fascinating documentary. It manages to paint a rich portrait of Kurt Cobain without resorting to overt idol-worship or turning into a muck-racking tabloid piece, finding an even balance that simply allows an interesting artist to tell his interesting story.
Key-words<the caring aunt, the nice teacher, the gay friend, the distant father, the stupid people, the cool artists and one wild chick> Cobain, sounding alternately friendly, guarded, bored, tired and slurred, was at this stage in his life well practiced in the art of self-creation.