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Todd Haynes, Exploring Six Degrees of Dylan

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Todd Haynes, Exploring Six Degrees of Dylan

Todd Haynes, Exploring Six Degrees of Dylan

Todd Haynes, Exploring Six Degrees of Dylan

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I'm Not Here won Todd Haynes a special jury award from the Venice Film Festival. Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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I'm Not Here won Todd Haynes a special jury award from the Venice Film Festival.

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Writer-director Todd Haynes is responsible for an eclectic array of films, from the elegantly bio-paranoia drama Safe to the glam-rock celebration Velvet Goldmine and the Douglas Sirk homage Far From Heaven.

His latest experiment: I'm Not There, a kind of fantasia on the public personas of Bob Dylan. Six different actors — including Cate Blanchett — play the famously protean singer.