NEIL YOUNG – GREENDALE Q&A, TIFF2003

From the Filmfest.ca archives, this little slice of TIFF history as NY talks about his favourite album, musical film, and pirate (without cheating and picking himself for all three!), and discusses his love for the Uptown theatre where his 8mm epic played to a packed house. [Review of the film HERE]

GREENDALE

Neil Young’s latest album is part diatribe, part folk tale. He grabbed a super-8 camera and shot a bunch of flannel-wearing Youngalikes as they lipsynched to the libretto. It’s strangely compelling, particularly on the Uptown screen where the grain was the size of a Volkswagon (say, the Jetta, as opposed to the Campervan or something). […]