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Brian Wilson, played by Paul Dano (second from left), in a scene from the earlier part of Wilson's life. The older Wilson in the film is played by John Cusack.

Sad vibrations from biopic of a tortured musical genius

Jun 12, 2015 5:50 AM

LOVE & Mercy, Bill Pohlad's sad, searing and darkly intense biopic about Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys, takes an unconventional look at the inner workings of a musical genius. The film conveys, with a strong degree of empathy, a sense of what it is like to be both blessed with uncommon