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Frankly, Mr. Shankly's rating of the film Patti Smith: Dream of Life

As a doc, it has no strenght, but as a portrait of her day-to-day life it's very appealing. Naturally, it could've been more investigative (I missed more Chelsea and Robert stuff), but watching Patti Smith, part woman, part God, talking about her life, memoirs and Art, is never too much. And the movie brings some nice live performances and some beautifully shot scenes-- those on Coney Island were really something.