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Not a Photograph
Not a Photograph
Actors: Clint Conley, Roger Miller, Peter Prescott, Bob Weston
Directors: David A. Kleiler Jr., Jeffrey Iwanicki
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
NR     2006     1hr 10min

NOT A PHOTOGRAPH documents the resurrection of the seminal post-punk band Mission of Burma, as well as their humble beginnings in Boston. For a band deemed too ahead-of-their-time during their initial existence, NOT A PHO...  more »


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Actors: Clint Conley, Roger Miller, Peter Prescott, Bob Weston
Directors: David A. Kleiler Jr., Jeffrey Iwanicki
Creators: Albert Maysles, Leif Husted-Jensen, W. Mott Hupfel III, Jeffrey Iwanicki, Anne Renehan, Christopher Santo, John Suvannavejh, Eran Lobel, Kristen Agrell, Mark Kates, Matthew Vose Campbell, Shari Sklar Jacobson, Walter McDonough
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
Sub-Genres: Pop, Rock & Roll, Other Music
Studio: Mvd Visual
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/21/2006
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 1hr 10min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

It's OK, some great moments
Matthew Mcgowan | Auckland, New Zealand | 06/12/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"It's a nice little journey with the band and its enjoyable seeing a bunch of guys back from suburbia to rock out after two decades.

There are some great moments when the likes of Thurston Moore and Lee Ranaldo (among others) have a play with Mission. Maybe i am just exposing my shallow lust for live SY. Don't get me wrong, i watched Not a Photograph a couple of times, so its an intriguiing story. And its nice to see a lesser known, more adventurous band still resonanting with so many people (young and old(ish)) 20 years after the fact.

I guess though being young and from New Zealand, i was hoping for more footage of live performances, historic and present. Similarly i found the 'dvd extras' a little disappointing in this respect as well. I just wish they could have jammed in a heap more footage from their recent gigs, for us antipodean folk.

So in summing; its decent, but of the similar doco's i have seen, Fugazi's Instrument still shines in my mind."