Ain't In It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

Directed by Jacob Hatley

Year: 2010
Running Time: 83
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
Subjects: Music
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Ain't In It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm

Cast
Levon Helm
Barbara O'Brien
Teresa Williams
Amy Helm
Larry Campbell
Billy Bob Thornton

Crew
Cinematographer Emily Topper
Composed by Larry Campbell
Produced by Mary Posatko and Ken Segna
Directed by Jacob Hatley


Director Jacob Hatley's intimate documentary finds Levon Helm at home in Woodstock, NY, in the midst of creating his first studio album in 25 years. Shot during the course of two-plus years, this highly anticipated film focuses in on the four-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member after his 2007 comeback album, Dirt Farmer, brought him back to the spotlight.

Reviews

"...an affectionate tribute and a gift for fans..." - A.O. Scott, The New York Times

" it's impossible to imagine a more exquisite, honest, and beautifully detailed documentary about the life of Levon Helm than Jacob Hatley's Ain't in It for My Health." - Peter Gerstenzang (Village Voice)

"...an unsentimental, salt-of-the-earth tribute that keeps the beat in a way that would make this extraordinary journeyman beam." (four stars) - David Fear (Time Out NY)

"A captivating look at a musician hanging onto his art for dear life." - Daniel Carlson, Hollywood Reporter

"One of the most interesting and compelling portraits of a musician in a long time" - Josh Olson, Ain't it Cool News



Awards

  • Official Selection South by Southwest Film Festival

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