The Devil and Daniel Johnston
|The Devil and Daniel Johnston|
A promotional poster for the film.
|Directed by||Jeff Feuerzeig|
|Produced by||Henry S. Rosenthal|
|Music by||Daniel Johnston|
|Edited by||Tyler Hubby|
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures Classics (USA)
Tartan Films (UK)
The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film about the noted American musician Daniel Johnston. It chronicles Johnston's life from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on his experiences with bipolar disorder, and how it manifested itself in demonic self-obsession. The film was directed by Jeff Feuerzeig and produced by Henry S. Rosenthal.
Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a rating of 89 percent, based on 102 reviews, and stated the critical consensus as: "Whether you think this mentally ill cult musician is worthy of being called a 'genius', this document of his life is crafted with sincere respect and is fascinating to watch".
- Official website
- The Devil and Daniel Johnston at the Internet Movie Database
- The Devil and Daniel Johnston at Rotten Tomatoes
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