A Skin Too Few
Director: Jeroen Berkvens Run Time: 88 min. Format: 35mm Rating: NR Release Year: 2002
Starring: , Gabrielle Drake, Keith Morris, Nick Drake, Paul Weller
Nitehawk Cinema and Noisey present MUSIC DRIVEN, a new monthly music-centric film series. The debut screening is A Skin Too Few: the Days of Nick Drake featuring an introduction by Joe Boyd, the legendary American record producer who discovered Nick Drake.
A Skin Too Few: the Days of Nick Drake is a mostly chronological study of the life of musician Nick Drake (1948 – 1974) as told through the his family and friends. Eleven recordings featuring his quiet folk style are the film’s soundtrack as we see where he lived and died at the young age of 26.
Joe Boyd, Nick Drake’s discoverer and producer introduces a rare US screening of the film acclaimed as the best ever made about the mysterious figure of Nick Drake, A Skin Too Few. Boyd will also provide a sneak preview of his forthcoming tribute album “Way To Blue” (which features Lisa Hannigan, Green Gartside, Teddy Thompson, Robyn Hitchcock, Vashti Bunyan, Danny Thompson and many others.) He will also discuss his work with Nick Drake and read from the Drake chapters in “White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s.” A special guest will sing a Nick Drake song and there will be a short Q&A between Joe Boyd and Noisey Editor, Ben Shapiro.