Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan film Rolling Thunder Revue is a masterful reconstruction of facts and fiction

“I don’t have a clue,” he says. “It’s about nothing. It happened so long ago, I wasn’t even born.” Bob Dylan, talking about a series of concerts he gave at the end of 1975, is trying to add flavour to the Netflix documentary directed by Martin Scorsese, a project which appears to have made a partly fictional reconstruction of the notorious tour called Rolling Thunder Revue.

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