USA – 2004 – 99 MIN – COLOUR - FEATURE - IN ENGLISH
A FILM BY MARGARET BROWN
The ultimate songwriter's songwriter, Townes Van Zandt had a profound impact on generations of musicians from Bob Dylan to norah Jones, yet he avoided the commercial success enjoyed by many of his own fans.
Billy Joe Shaver calmly stated "As far as I was concerned, he was the best songwriter that ever lived. And that's it. Lucinda Williams called him "Too Cool to be Forgotten." And Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Emmylou Harris have had #1 hits with his songs.