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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Johnny Cash
Saul Holiff
June Carter Cash .
Directors
Jonathan Holiff.
Screenwriters
Running Time
87 minutes

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My Father And The Man In Black
Here's Johnny


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Plot
Using the recordings of his old manager Saul Holiff, director Jonathan Holiff's documentary digs into the Johnny Cash legend to discover what made the great man tick.


Review
My Father And The Man In Black

After music manager Saul Holiff committed suicide, estranged son Jonathan found an audio diary in the memorabilia accumulated while keeping Johnny Cash walking the line. The reconstructions of key incidents are clunky, but the showbiz and domestic sagas are compelling.


Verdict
Slightly jerry-built reconstructions detract from an intriguing film with a unique angle on the country legend.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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