The James Dean Story

Film, Documentaries

Time Out says

Something of a curiosity, this documentary about the life and character of the cultish star who had died a couple of years before is short on analysis, long on (sometimes insufferably pretentious) poetic symbolism, and extremely fine for its sharp black-and-white photography, especially effective in the bleak wastelands where Dean grew up. A few nice rare clips are included (notably a stunning outtake from East of Eden), but otherwise this is probably of interest only to Dean fanatics or Altman collectors.

Details

Release details

Duration:
82 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
George W George, Robert Altman
Screenwriter:
Stewart Stern
Cast:
Adeline Hall
Marcus Winslow
Markie Winslow
Ortense Winslow
Martin Gabel
Mr and Mrs Dean James Dean's grandparents