Watch a New Preview for Director Brett Morgen’s David Bowie Documentary ‘Moonage Daydream’ (Out 9/16)


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Moonage Daydream is a new film from director Brett Morgen (who helmed 2012’s Crossfire Hurricane Rolling Stones documentary, 2015’s Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck and 2017’s Jane) set for release this fall. Officially sanctioned by the David Bowie estate, it promises to answer — or at least discuss — some major storylines pertaining to the late musician/cultural icon.

In the works for a while, the doc premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and will receive a wide release in theaters starting on Sept. 16, with streaming availability to be announced.

This week, the doc’s first official trailer debuted, and features footage of Bowie as well as narration from the man himself:

Here’s a look at the film’s official synopsis:

From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of Cobain: Montage of Heck, and featuring never-before-seen concert footage, MOONAGE DAYDREAM is an immersive cinematic experience; an audio-visual space odyssey that not only illuminates the enigmatic legacy of David Bowie but also serves as a guide to living a fulfilling and meaningful life in the 21st Century. MOONAGE DAYDREAM is not a documentary. It is a genre-defying cinematic experience based on one of the most iconic and global rock stars of all time, destined to be one of the defining cultural moments of the year The film has the full support of Bowie’s estate and features many of his greatest tracks, as well as previously unseen concert footage.

And here’s a teaser trailer, which up until this point was the only preview made public about the film:

Stay tuned for more, as Moonage Daydream definitely looks like a must-watch for Bowie fans.



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