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4.1
272 Ratings

One More Time With Feeling

Directed by Andrew Dominik
United States, 2016
Music, Documentary

Synopsis

An in-depth look at the making of Nick Cave’s album Skeleton Tree, featuring interviews and footage which details Cave’s struggle with the recent death of his son.

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One More Time With Feeling Directed by Andrew Dominik
A cathartic, devastatingly honest portrait of the grief, world-fracturing sense of disorientation and superstitious thinking occasioned by untimely family death.
December 26, 2016
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Like grief, the constant sadness starts to feel repetitive, the elusiveness of a happy denouement frustrating. But anything else wouldn’t have been the truth. One More Time is a complex portrait of a man climbing his way out from tragedy while coming to terms with his own vulnerability—a poignant image, especially in a year where we’ve felt the loss of so many of Cave’s fellow immortals.
December 01, 2016
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Although Dominik initially futzes about with a reflexive approach, Cave’s haunting hypnotism takes over through his drone-lined songs (captured in a staged studio set) and through some soul-searching interviews and journal-like voiceovers. Without the film ever growing coy or facile, the musician seems to circle himself as he struggles to understand his postraumatic mindset and find his artistic footing.
September 13, 2016
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