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Dopamine

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Dopamine

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/10/03
performer:
Jonathan Livingston, Sabrina Lloyd, Kathleen Antonia, Bruno Campos
director:
Mark Decena
distributor:
Sundance Channel Home Entertainment
author:
Mark Decena
genre:
Romance, Comedy

We gave it a B+

As art-porn soundtracker, Latin Playboy, and producer (Richard Thompson, Bonnie Raitt, etc.), Froom brings a creaky, freaky, polyglot Americana to all his projects. Debuting as auteur on Dopamine with archaic keyboards in tow, he creates oddball sound scenarios for various songwriting pals. Soul Coughing’s M. Doughty plays Dada-noir detective, Sheryl Crow plays wild banshee, and wife Suzanne Vega plays drug pusher. Yet in the end, Froom’s backdrops upstage almost everyone. B+