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This moving, absorbing documentary is about the making of singer-songwriter Warren Zevon's final CD, the much-admired, star-studded The Wind. But more than that, it's about the final year of Zevon's life, and the way he approached what he called his "imminent demise" (which came in September '03). Zevon surely didn't plan on dying of lung cancer (although given his wry, sly, subversive sense of humor, he probably saw it as a good career move). But when doctors gave him the word, he became driven by an intense desire, and then urgency, to finish the music and leave a lasting farewell before his final goodbye; and he did, with the help of Bruce Springsteen, members of the Eagles, Ry Cooder, and others. Zevon is without self-pity; he knows what's coming, he's dealing with it, and in the process, an artist who'd always been preoccupied with death in his songs wrote some of his best when faced with his own mortality. Add to that a generous helping of bonus material (videos of two songs from The Wind, with Springsteen on "Disorder in the House"; interviews, home movies, excerpts from the sessions), and you've gotta figure Zevon himself would be pleased. --Sam Graham
I saw it years ago, and loved it! It is good to have my own copy!!Published 1 month ago by harry l rose
My only disappointment is that this is not the full length documentary originally presented on VH1. I still love it and there are many out takes.Published 9 months ago by Katey Barrett
Great DVD. A very moving and touching documentary about a great musician. If you love Warren Zevon or have a family member who does. Get them this!Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
warren zevon was about my fav. person in the world. a great songwriter, musician and person. I wish that I would have met him. Read morePublished 20 months ago by dave parker
Heartbreaking documentary of WZ making his last album while terminally ill. Lots of star cameos to help finish his final and best album. Read morePublished 20 months ago by TRC
This documentary was very sad to watch, but wonderful too. I've always loved his music and his wry opinion of life and death. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by Jane L. Coe
This movie would bring a tear to a glass eye - outstanding!
An incredibly honest and moving tribute to a remakable talent.