This music-filled biography of folk troubadour Ramblin' Jack Elliott is a rare treat for anyone interested in the American folk revival of early 1960s. But the film's emotional weight is the result of what it isn't a means by which filmmaker
Aiyana Elliott, Jack's daughter, can come to terms with her footloose subject. Aiyana and Jack drive to a cowboy-poet's convention in Nevada, where it's obvious that some of Jack's long-time colleagues had no idea he even had a daughter. Then it's back in the RV for a road trip to California,
and, Aiyana clearly hopes, a reconciliation. Meanwhile, she tells her father's fascinating story: Ramblin' Jack, legendary sidekic...