In this movie from 1968, the Monkees bravely tried to empty their own myth. The plot is essentially about demystification. Mickey Dolenz, Davy Jones, Peter Tork and Mike Nesmith - with the help of the writer Jack Nicholson (the only legally recognized author) - deal with topics such as filmmaking, the media treatment and the madness of the Vietnam War. "Way with the ladies", and above all, commercialization. Each group member is presented in a unique light - in any case, the image produced by the "media machine" is destroyed. The Monkees went crazy with this film, creating an almost surreal work with a loosely bound "plot". Unfortunately your younger fans just missed the point. Due to the poor publicity of the film at the time of its release, older teens had no idea what "Head" was trying to say. As a result, his cash presentation was catastrophic. In some ways, "Head" is more for the movie enthusiast than for the occasional Monkees fan. However, the soundtrack has some of the most beautiful and sophisticated music of the group's career. And yes, they play their own instruments to the tunes, but get support in composing and performing artists like Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Carole King.
One of the most known movies produced by Bob Rafelson is Head. It's one of these Comedy movies which you will remember for a long time, Head is original and has it's own style. In the comparison to latest cinema movies, Head is doing really good work. Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz in a Comedy movie, what more could you want? Head was produced in United States and directed by a great person. By the way, when you watch full movie Head, you can check other movies from this director, just click on the name of director.