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It's About You

Release Date: January 4th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
A portrait of singer John Mellencamp shows him performing on his 2009 summer tour and working on his album "No Better Than This."

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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: MPI Media Group

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critic reviews( 3 )
  • Soon I realized that the real subject of this film, with its philosophical voice-overs by the filmmaker and its haunting shots of decayed American downtowns, is the passage of time and the toll it takes. The effect of the Super 8 is to give present moments historical weight by making them look primitive; it's a kind of instant oldening that seems to pause time if not to stop it. It's About You is an odd and touching little film. I'm glad I stuck it out. show more

  • The result is a kind of homespun video scrapbook, bumpy seams and glue splotches and all; it's flawed, but at least it feels handmade and human. show more

  • While there aren't many films shot on Super 8 anymore, It's About You, a documentary that isn't really about John Mellencamp's 2009 No Better Than This tour, doesn't make the case that moviegoing is missing anything because of that. show more

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