Who Is Harry Nilsson(And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ about Him)?
USA | 2010 | 116min | Documentary
This film is a story about one of the most talented singer-songwriters in American history, Harry Nilsson, who had never compromised with reality and was the Beatles’ favorite American artist. This definitive portrait of a remarkable artist reveals a complex and contradictory private life, as well as his spirited relationship with John Lennon and close bond with Ringo Starr from the Beatles. This film includes more than 60 songs of Harry Nilsson, video clips of him which have never been revealed and his private photographs and videos.
John Scheinfeld, who has been nominated for Emmy and Grammy Awards, is a respected director, writer and producer of documentary films widely affecting pop culture, music, history and artists’ spirit through TV shows, theatrical exhibition and movies. He wrote, directed and coproduced The U.S. vs John Lennon which is selected as the best film that he had made.