Monday, 23 March 2015

Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man

Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man, by Jonas Mekas.

“A motion picture composed of brief diaristic scenes not used in completed films from the years 1960-2000; and self-referential video footage taped during the editing. Brief glimpses of family, friends, girl-friends, the City, seasons of the year, travels. Occasionally I talk, reminisce, or play music I taped during those earlier years, plus more recent piano improvisations by Auguste Varkalis. It’s a kind of autobiographical, diaristic poem, celebration of happiness and life. I consider myself a happy man.” –Jonas Mekas

I would love to see this in full.

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