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Joaquin Phoenix film – documentary or mockumentary?

The L.A. Times speaks to buyers who have attended private screenings of the film I'm Still Here: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix, and nobody is quite sure what to make of it.
June 1, 2010

The L.A. Times speaks to buyers who have attended private screenings of the film I’m Still Here: The Lost Year of Joaquin Phoenix, and nobody is quite sure what to make of it. Billed as a documentary, the film is an account of the actor’s quest to make it as a rapper, including bizarre moments such as Phoenix’s silent and bearded appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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