Just an American Boy

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Released 2003

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Just an American Boy

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Director:
Amos Poe
Released:
2003
Rating:
R
Part road documentary and part live concert, this 90-minute film follows roots rocker and activist Steve Earle during a cross-country tour to promote his "Jerusalem" album in 2002 and 2003. Featured songs -- many of which explore the realities of post–Sept. 11 America -- include "Ashes to Ashes," "Hometown Blues," "I Remember You," "Time You Waste," "Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song)" and "The Unrepentant."

Metacritic Score

  • 75

    Boston Globe Joan Anderman

    Earle's song introductions, like those of his mentors Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, are as meaty, pointed, and touching as the tunes themselves, and his spoken words -- full of h...

  • 60

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A crude but stirring video documentary filmed over last year and this by Amos Poe, while Mr. Earle and his band were on tour.

  • 50

    Washington Post

    Decidedly low-tech and not always particularly coherent or cohesive.

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