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Shadowman

Directed by Oren Jacoby
United States, 2017
Documentary, Biography

Synopsis

Richard Hambleton was a founder of the street art movement before succumbing to drugs and homelessness. Rediscovered 20 years later, he gets a second chance. But will he take it?.

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Shadowman Directed by Oren Jacoby

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  • Jason's rating of the film Shadowman

    SHADOWMAN is a story -- wrested, of course, from the very gray real world -- about a man's pursuit of making art and getting high to the exclusion pretty much of all other considerations, but I am extremely reluctant to call it a cautionary tale. Richard Hambleton is actually, in some twisted sense, exemplary, madly committed as he was to "the work." Jacoby is a fine documentarian, though not always sure-footed.

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