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I Don’t Even Have a Boat – Calling the Captain

Et videonotat fra den lille fiskerby Trinidad på den nordcaliforniske Stillehavskyst, hvortil maleren Don Van Vliet i 1983 trak sig tilbage efter at have lagt tiden som musikfænomenet Captain Beefheart bag sig. På lydsiden fortæller Van Vliet i et telefoninterview fra 1991 om sit arbejde med musik og maleri, om at være kaptajn uden båd og om udsigten til hvaler, surfere og deadheads.

English:

A video notebook from the small fishing village Trinidad on the Northern Californian Pacific coast where the painter Don Van Vliet settled down in 1983 having put the years as the musical phenomenon Captain Beefheart behind him. On the soundtrack Van Vliet, in a telephone interview from 1991, talks about his work with music and painting, about being a captain without a boat, and about sightings of whales, surfers and deadheads.

Lars Movin
Danmark, 2006, 16 min.

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