November 4, 2007 |
Yes, it features Cate Blanchett as an eerily accurate Bob Dylan. And she's only one of six actors playing him. But when Todd Haynes, the daring and provocative writer-director of "Far From Heaven," "Safe" and "Poison," decided to make "I'm Not There," he took no chances. He had written and directed films without acquiring the music rights beforehand, and he wouldn't make that mistake again. So in summer 2000, Haynes met with filmmaker Jesse Dylan, the musician's oldest son.