I'm Not Crazy (Remix)

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"I'm Not Crazy (Remix)" is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Somewhere Out There.


Synopsis

A great drought decimates a village and is followed by flood. A band of raiders attacks a village and cuts off the thumbs of the villagers. Scenes from a train: a compartment with a peasant woman, a beautiful lady, and chickens, being sick and discovering subtle profundity in mistaking the restroom for the dining car. Archaeologists digging in Egypt discover a dinner party beneath a sarcophagus. Walking along a windy beach and being served papers. Joe sings in a club, is disappointed with the experience and begins criticizing the audience in his songs. What is death; what if the expression "bought the farm" were literally true? Joe talks about his name against a background of children singing "Me and My Shadow." Mad ramblings: dentures, panicked exclamations, a distressing orthodontist, money and toilet paper, "and if you'd only accept my transplant, then you'd have two livers", "I hate circus clowns because they're indifferent to national emergencies," legal language, paranoid delusions, people are talking about me, a man India takes a vow of silence, preferring the company of mutes and children. Death as hotel paradise. Death is. . . Sound gunshot.


Interesting Facts

Shares material with The Dictator, Iceland part 3, On the edge, I'm not Crazy (original)


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External Links

Somewhere Out There

Arena (remix) | At the Dark End of the Bar | Bible Salesman | Bible Stories | Black Light | Blues Singer | Call in the Night, A (remix) | Death in the Family, A (remix) | Enterprising Man, An | Escape from Paradise | Eye in the Sky | Fat Man Down | Five Part Dissonance (remix) | God Only Knows | I'm Not Crazy (remix) | Joe Frank Live - Women Police Officers | Journal | Just Get Me Out of Here | Justine | Last Show | Lost Soul | Loved One, The (remix) | Mountain Rain | O.J. Chronicles, The | Obsessions | Other Side, The | Pathology | Philosophy | Phone Therapy | Policemen's Ball, The (remix) | Red Sea | Rent a Family (remix) | Reprise | River, The | Road to Calvary, The | Sacred, The | Soul Mate (remix) | Talk to Me | Three Shingles | White Moon