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Spanning over 20 years, this lavish biopic explores the music career and life of the legendary rock ‘n’ roll singer, Elvis Presley. The film charts his ascension to fame through to his unprecedented stardom in the 1960s and beyond focusing on Elvis’ tumultuous relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Told from Parker’s perspective, the former circus promoter reminisces on his deathbed about his long relationship with the music icon, from discovering Elvis to help turning him into a singing sensation. Set across an evolving cultural landscape in the US, the performer angers moral watchdogs through his suggestive dancing on stage and tries to remain relevant as the music industry changes. The film also explores Elvis’ personal life including his relationship with Priscilla and the battle to overcome his demons off the stage. ‘Elvis’ is an extravagant musical biopic from filmmaker Baz Luhrmann which stylishly explores a cultural icon.
Contains drug misuse, discrimination, sex references, injury detail, and strong language.
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Acclaimed biopic charting the life of US singer Johnny Cash, capturing his wild early days touring the US south, and romance with June Carter.
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Archive documentary that revisits the summer of 1969 as thousands gathered at The Harlem Cultural Festival to celebrate Black culture, music and art.
Vibrant celebration of the life and music of British rock-band Queen, focusing on their remarkable lead singer, Freddie Mercury.
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