"A beautifully poetic impression of the punk goddess"
The Mail on Sunday
"Lyrical and enigmatic. Captures her charisma, wit and passion"
The Times
"Highly engaging cinematic portrait. Patti Smith gets the documentary she deserves"
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Patti Smith: Dream Of Life

Available on DVD, Blu-ray & Download

The full-length feature directorial debut of artist and photgrapher Steven Sebring, the film offers an intimate glimpse into the philosophy and artistry of legendary singer, artist and poet Patti Smith.

Capturing both Smith’s charged live performances and her informal interactions with friends and collaborators including Philip Glass and Michael Stipe, the resulting film is also a touching tale of survival, detailing as it does Smith’s recovery from the unexpected deaths of her husband, Fred “”Sonic”” Smith of the MC5, and her brother Todd.

This is a touching and irreverent tribute and is, like its subject, forceful, funny, raw and original.


Patti Smith, Jay Dee Daugherty, Flea, Philip Glass, Lenny Kaye, Sam Shepard, Benjamin Smoke, Tom Verlaine





Running Time

109 Minutes



Directed by

Steven Sebring

Written by

Steven Sebring

Produced by

Scott Vogel


Downloadable Assets

Hi-resolution Images

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