David Holzman's Diary
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Essential."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"Time has served it very well."
‑ Nora Sayre, New York Times
"What makes it so effective as a puzzle film is the way it provokes us to piece together, mentally, the life that David must have had before we met him."
‑ Jaime N. Christley, Slant Magazine
"Holzman's a classic character, a sympathetic-if-pathetic study in generational solipsism, delivering imported French lyricism in clunky flatlands American -- miscast by himself in his own life."
‑ Nick Pinkerton, Village Voice
"Where most independent productions are founded on self-righteous claims of truth and honesty, McBride's film wittily observes that Hollywood has no corner on illusionism."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Amusing cinéma vérité faux documentary."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"An enduring delight from the Underground era."
‑ , Time Out
"Jim McBride's impressive debut, a poignantly funny, improvisational "documentray," became a landmark cult film over the years."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A unique, often brilliant satire."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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