A lovely little mini-doc by our friend Bob Burnett of GVI, about the cartoonist Richard Thompson. Hope you can find the time for this sometime. Quite moving.
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Robert Brazile: "Thanks, Mike. I'd seen a note about it on Richard's blog, but hadn't watched it yet; your including it here pushed me to do it. I adored Cul de Sac and am so sad anybody has to deal with Parkinson's, much less such a creative figure as Richard Thompson. But, as the film ably depicts, his body of work is so rich as to reward visiting and revisiting, even if he and we were robbed of so much more."
Richard Newman: "A great film. Thank you. I still miss 'Cul de Sac.' It's sad to see a great talent cut short like this."
Bob Burnett [the film's director —Ed.]: "Thanks for making an 'OT' for the film and thanks to everyone taking time to watch it. To slightly un-OT the post, we shot with a Canon C300 in C-Log mainly using a Canon EF 24–70mm ƒ/2.8, Canon EF 16–35mm ƒ/4 and a Canon EF-S 10–22mm ƒ/3.5–4.5. The Art of Richard Thompson goes on sale on Nov. 24. Use the TOP portal and buy it!"
Fred: "I know the work, though have not seen anything by him in a while. Its very sad to know why, also makes me angry that this should happen to someone who has so much more to give! A very talented man—a shame! A heartfelt 'thank you' for posting the link, even though I found myself wanting to cry."