The Hand of Fatima (2009)

The Hand of Fatima
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 15mins.
Genres Documentary, Biopic, Music
Keywords writing
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Chris Arnold Producer n/a 3 3000001
Juan Carlos Borrero Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Chris Arnold Editor n/a 172 7000001
Augusta Palmer Director n/a 2 2000001
Bachir Attar Actor Himself 1 1000005
John Giorno Actor Himself 1 1000002
Bill Laswell Actor Himself 1 1000003
Anthony DeCurtis Actor Himself 1 1000004
Lee Ranaldo Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
A double portrait of a rock critic and his favorite band. Robert Palmer was America's pre-eminent music writer, best known for his book "Deep Blues" and his work for the "New York Times." The Master Musicians of Jajouka are a hereditary Moroccan brotherhood who play music older than history, but have also jammed with Ornette Coleman and Sonic Youth. Using Robert Palmer's writing about the band as a guide, Palmer's daughter Augusta set out for Morocco in 2005 hoping to find out what happened when her father first met the Master Musicians on assignment for "Rolling Stone" in 1971.
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