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Better Than Something: Jay Reatard

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  • Director: Alex Hammond, Ian Markiewicz   Cast: Jay Reatard
  • Running Time: 87 minutes
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Documentary, Drama


Independent Pictures

Release Date

Mar 2, 2012

Release Notes



An engaging documentary about the titular Memphis garage punk musician (a.k.a. Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.), whose inner demons fueled a furiously prolific career, which was cut off by his untimely death at the age of 29. Lindsey himself makes for a fairly outgoing interview subject, but the real attraction here is the dedication and care shown for him and his memory by the close-knit community of Memphis musicians and fans.


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