You're Gonna Miss Me Synopsis
A portrait of musician Roky Erickson shows his struggles with mental illness and drug abuse.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Remarkable and evenhanded film.
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78

Austin Chronicle

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The opening and closing courtroom scenes, in which brother Sumner is granted legal guardianship, show a family in need of healing, mentally...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By Peter Rainer
Complexly intriguing documentary about psychedelic rock icon Roky Erickson.
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75

Portland Oregonian

By Shawn Levy
Like "Crumb" or "The Devil and Daniel Johnston," it's remarkably close-up moviemaking, with family secrets laid bare for all the world to...
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70

The New York Times

Luckily, the director Keven McAlester keeps Mr. Erickson's humanity front and center. He lets music critics and musicians praise Mr....
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60

Chicago Reader

By J.R. Jones
I came to this expecting a standard rock doc, but its cobwebbed tale of an aged parent and grown child's debilitating relationship seems...
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60

Film Threat

A great meld of rock history, the sociological and familial impacts of mental disability and some courtroom intrigue.
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50

Village Voice

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Director Keven McAlester's film is entertaining. But with battered archival footage and celebrity worship, McAlester skimps on perspective...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Has the taint of exploitation.
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You're Gonna Miss Me

By kayy
Amazing film for any biography and/or music lover....

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Rated NR