Kurt Cobain About a Son Synopsis
Still photos and music illustrate audio interviews conducted with the Nirvana musician.
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Film Threat

Everyone involved with the film brings their top talents to the fore, and the result is a touching, heartbreaking and an ultimately honest...
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88

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Filmmaker AJ Schnack's hauntingly beautiful film is a bold and successful attempt to recover the human being who disappeared under the...
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83

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
Even without the oral history, this trippy exploration of Cobain's earthy habitations would be worth seeing as a "Koyaanisqatsi" for the...
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80

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
No single film or book can dispel the cloud of enigma surrounding Kurt Cobain, but simply sitting in the dark and hearing him talk to you...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a study in human behavior, describing how a self-confessed "emotional wreck," through accident and ambition, talent and temperament,...
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75

Boston Globe

By Joan Anderman
A lovely piece of filmmaking, a gripping, minimalist marriage of sound and image.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Be advised that this is no ordinary music doc. There are no talking heads and no performance footage of Nirvana. In fact, there's no...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
A true gift to fans of this important musician.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Near the end, we hear Cobain reveal his disdain for adults who “can’t even pretend, or at least have enough courtesy for their children, to...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

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Never penetrates Cobain's circumstances or character.
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This movie smells like Teen Spirit

By fanbobgo
I am a huge Cobain fan. You must see this film. it almost reduced me to tears. It sounds boring, but you must see it....