Patti Smith on Bob Dylan and Dont Look Back

Inside Criterion / Sneak Peeks — Nov 23, 2015

Our new release of Dont Look Back, D. A. Pennebaker's groundbreaking behind-the-scenes portrait of Bob Dylan and his famed 1965 tour, is out tomorrow on DVD and Blu-ray and features a new interview with celebrated artist Patti Smith, a lifelong admirer of Dylan's. Over the course of the conversation, Smith discusses everything from the ways Dylan influenced her as a teenager to where he fits within a lineage that stretches from Mozart to punk rock. Above, she explains how finding Bob Dylan was like discovering a modern-day Arthur Rimbaud.