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1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Jason Becker, a 19-year-old rock star, hears that he has Lou Gehrig's disease and will never make music again. Twenty-two years later, Jason cannot speak or move but makes music with his eyes.

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Director: Jesse Vile

Genres: Documentary

Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet (2012)

Release Date: November 16th, 2012|1 hr. 27 min.

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  • 70
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Becker is now completely paralyzed, unable even to speak. But Vile keeps him almost entirely offscreen until the last thirty minutes, preferring to introduce him as he once was: Uncommonly positive and single-minded in his obsession with the electric guitar. show more

  • 63
    Farran Smith Nehme New York Post

    Oddly, though, for a film so dedicated to celebrating what he can still accomplish, his early performing career gets a lot more emphasis than the music still being composed. And that's a pity, because what little we hear is entrancing. show more

  • 63
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The film is an unremarkable exercise in craft dedicated to a thoroughly remarkable artist – the tale is sublime, the telling only serviceable. show more

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