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I Dream of Jeanie


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  • The film fits into the category of the post-Berkeleyan musical—one that’s inspired by a rethinking of the documentary recording of singing and dancing. It takes a surprising perspective on the songwriter’s rise to fame, and, in its foreshadowing of Foster’s fall into despair and poverty, Dwan’s movie features one of the most harrowing depictions of an artist’s life that Hollywood ever issued.