Tuesday, June 10, 2008

I'm Not There


Todd Haynes

Cate Blanchett as Jude Quinn (Bob Dylan)
Ben Whishaw as Arthur Rimbaud (Bob Dylan)
Christian Bale as Jack Rollins (Bob Dylan)
Richard Gere as Billy the Kid (Bob Dylan)
Marcus Carl Franklin as Woody Guthrie (Bob Dylan)
Heath Ledger as Robbie Clark (Bob Dylan)

The story of one of the greatest artists of our time, told in six stories with six different actors playing the part of one man--one great man. I'm Not There showcases six different ruminations of Bob Dylan where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work. After all, Bob Dylan is everybody.

The movie earned an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe trophy for Cate Blanchett for a support role.