A Well Spent Life (1971) 2018-05-10T15:08:20+00:00

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A Well Spent Life (1971)

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* Box Set contains 14 Les Blank films remastered by Criterion (average price $6.25 per film!) 

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Many people consider Texas bluesman Mance Lipscomb to be the greatest blues guitarist and songster of all time. This glowing portrait of the legendary musician (also life-long husband and sharecropper) is among Blank’s special masterworks. Instead of growing bitter, tough times made Lipscomb sweet. This is reportedly the favorite film of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

A film by Les Blank with Skip Gerson
44 minutes
ISBN: 0-933621-09-4