Stuff is an experimental short film (cc. 12 minutes) recorded at John's old house sometime late in 1992, by actor Johnny Depp and Butthole Surfers' frontman Gibson "Gibby" Haines. Ironically, it's most likely Depp's debut behind the camera. In this short voyaer-ish shuffle through a home of a musician that'd recently withdrawn from the public eye, camera is wandering around, picturing odd graffiti written in red on the walls, such as "Kill pigs by letting them become shits peanuts" or "My eye hurts", finished and half-finished paintings and painting equipment, guitars and amps, blood in the bathroom, scattered bottles and pieces of writing on the living room's floor. The 1960s' drug advocate Timothy Leary is sitting in the same room as the protagonist who's starring at the light from the outside, and then, lying down on the couch, is reciting a poem over Untitled #2.
The film was once shown on Dutch TV channel Vpro,right after an interview Bram Van Spluteren did with John in 1994 (formerly known as Vpro1994, now a part of the acclaimed documentary A Dutch Connection), and John himself is actually announcing the film. The film was also used as a part of the promotional kit for Niandra LaDes And Usually Just A T-Shirt and it was given out on a VHS.
The rest of credits can be seen at the film's end.
Running Away Into You
Untitled #2 [with poem spoken over it]
Hallelujah (John Cale, written by Leonard Cohen)
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