Patti Smith: Dream of Life ★★½

I'm really conflicted on this documentary...

Patti Smith is one of my all-time favourite musicians and is often heralded as one of the greatest song writers of our time.

The documentary is narrated by Patti as she recites poems which describe different aspects of her life. While the candid footage paired with Patti's beautiful words does offer an intimate look into her life, I found myself deciphering the dialogue as opposed to immersing myself into a film about her life's story...

While I appreciate the incredible collection of footage, the film does leave a lot to be desired in regards to a well-made comprehensive documentary about Smith.

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