David Holzman's Diary

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David Holzman's Diary ★★★ 1967

Director McBride helmed this fake underground movie, a legendary put-on focusing on film student pretensions. Holzman is a sincere geek who seeks the meaning of life by filming his own existence in oh-so-chic grainy black-and-white verite. He learns reality is more important than film. Drolly captures the state of the art in late '60s America. 71m/B VHS . L.M. Kit Carson; D: Jim McBride; W: L.M. Kit Carson, Jim McBride. Natl. Film Reg. '91.