Inside Llewyn DavisDVD
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LPL_IlkaI Jul 22, 2017
Inside Llewyn Davis is an allegorical tribute to the Folk music revival during the early '60's from New York City's Greenwich Village. Its protagonist, Llewyn Davis, a homage to pioneer, Dave Van Ronk, and other Folk touchstones are interspersed throughout, such as: Peter, Paul, and Mary, Albert ... Read More »
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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
― Victor Hugo
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr
Davis: Don't give me rules. You
play what you play.
Goodman: Well, you don't, but in jazz, you know, we play all the notes.
Twelve notes in a scale, dipshit,
not three chords on a ukulele.
G, G, C, G. ... C, D, G.
Well, if you make a living
at it, more power to you. ...
Davis: Yeah, now.
Used to, what,
work with the cat?
Every time you play a C
major, he'd puke a hair ball?
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Follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. He is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles; some of them of his own making. 94%/74%
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