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I’m Not There is nonsensical, unintelligible, and pretentious. Dylanologists will get a kick out of it but I couldn’t wait to get out of the theater.

On the face of it, I’m Not There has an interesting concept. It’s a Bob Dylan-themed movie, not a biopic, and explores the different stages, versions, and aspects of Dylan’s life. Six actors play six (or is it seven?) different Dylan-like characters, an intriguing technique and one that actually does not fall flat. But nothing particularly interesting happens to the characters. They talk at you. And talk. And talk. In that incomprehensible Dylan style of talk. 140 minutes of that is very hard to take.

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