Sadowitz has grown as a live act since this, yet his earlier routine still dazzles. If this is his only public release in circulation - grab it without hesitation and then go out and watch the master live because he's only gotten better and fouler with age.
Didn't tell the full story, but I guess the film wanted to concentrate on his active cycling years. Obviously low budget, and it proved to be a very ordinary cinematic experience. They were only going to get one shot at this and although perfectly adequate, I felt this unique man with so many personal experiences deserved more, with finer details omitted.
Ostensibly a sketch show, and those sketches were of varying quality. It is sewn together by a present time situation where the lead character is somewhat rescued by an academic loner with a penchant for fishing. I have to say that as far as these intellectual characters that are often so intriguing in film go, he was more annoying as the fishy analogies become so tenuous, you wonder if the writer simply couldn't have cut his losses, having laid out…