Masked and Anonymous

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Masked and Anonymous C2003 (PG-13)

For hard-core Dylan fans only. He may be the only reason to see this one. The abundant, muddled meanderings about fame, life, politics and the like sure aren't. Co-written and starring the enigmatic folk legend, the tenuous threads of a plot have Dylan as a has-been musical legend who's been sprung from jail by rock promoter Uncle Sweetheart (Goodman) and partner Nina Veronica (Lange) for a dubious benefit concert in a post-revolutionary, America-like country. Dylan is then given a chance to croon, and his “Dixie” alone may be enough to satisfy fans. A host of big-names drop in for walkons and seeming improv performances. 113m/C VHS, DVD . US GB Bob Dylan, Jeff Bridges, Penelope Cruz, John Goodman, Jessica Lange, Luke Wilson, Angela Bassett, Bruce Dern, Ed Harris; D: Larry Charles; W: Rene Fontaine, Sergei Perov; C: Rogier Stoffers; M: Bob Dylan.