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The Extraordinary Ordinary Life of José González

The documentary about the Argentinian/Swedish musician José González has just been released in Sweden. We are offering  you the readers of Docs & Film Festivals a special price for the DVD, making it a splendid idea to buy as Christmas gift for a loved one, or yourself because The Extraordinary Ordinary Life of José González is a documentary every true fan should see.

Filmed for over three years on location in Sweden, Japan, Singapore, USA, South Africa, England, Chile and Argentina, the film follows José González in his home, studio and on tour. The film is not a film about glamours living of a star, surrounded by groupies and champagne, but an intimate film about talented and respected musician, sometimes struggling to write songs and fighting his inner critic. Through his personal voice recordings we learn about his thoughts, inspiration and reflections on life and the universe. Having almost finished a PhD in Biochemistry, it´s maybe no wonder González wonders about life, his own existence and influences the way he does.

The directors Mikel Cee Karlsson and Fredrik Egerstrand use a mix of video diary, animation, concert footage, surveillance camera (f.ex. in González recording studio) and tour documentation in the film. Some of González´s most popular songs are performed by him in the film, f.ex. Teardrop, Lovestain, Crosses and Cycling Trivialities to name a few so his fans will not be disappointed.

The DVD of The Extraordinary Ordinary Life Of José González can be bought on the films website. The full price is 18€ (+ shipping) but a special 3 discount offer is available for Docs & Film Festival readers until midnight (GMT) December 2nd 2011. You get the discount for every copy you order and shipping costs vary. Click HERE to order the DVD of The Extraordinary Ordinary Life of José González, follow the instructions on the website and type in the discount code: ICELAND.

Please note that Docs & Film Festivals take no responsibility of the selling, shipping, distribution or payments for the DVD.  For any other information regarding the DVD, please visit the films website or e-mail to: And remember, the discount is only available until midnight (GMT) December 2nd 2011.


Title: The Extraordinary Ordinary Life Of José González

Price: 18€ + Shipping (15€ with discount code)

Origin: Sweden

Running time: 74 min

Format: DVD

Sound: 5.1

Subtitles: Swedish, Spanish, English

Region: All

Aspect: 1:85:1 (Anamorphic)

Includes more than 30 minutes exclusive bonus material: José working on a new song, live footage, personal notes and music videos.






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