Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

Excellent review. Looking forward to seeing this, as I have been following his journey with Alzheimer’s and his remarkable tour.

The Long and Winding Road...

This week, I saw both I’ll Be Me and Still Alice. They were very different, but each was spectacular in its own unique way.

I think the Glen Campbell movie was the more difficult for me to watch for several reasons. The fact that it’s a true story makes it especially poignant, and for people of my generation it’s shocking to see an icon like Glen Campbell declining in this manner. As expected, there were also moments that reminded me very much of my mom.

I’ll Be Me is a documentary about Glen Campbell’s 2011-2012 farewell tour. The family decided to move forward with the tour despite the Alzheimer’s diagnosis Glen had received. Those closest to him didn’t expect the family to be on the road for more than five weeks; however, the superstar surprised everyone. The tour played more than 150 shows over the period of a year…

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  1. Thank you for the reblog, Joy. I hope you’ve had a chance to see the film!

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