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DAVID BYRNE

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DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA (2020)
Starring David Byrne, Chris Giarmo, Angie Swan, Jacqueline Acevedo, Bobby Wooten Iii, Mauro Refosco, Tendayi Kuumba, Gustavo Di Dalva, Karl Mansfield and Stephane San Juan. Directed by Spike Lee.

A first-time collaboration between the Academy Award-winning, cult film director, producer, actor and screenwriter, Spike Lee and rock musician and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, the film documents Byrne’s dazzling smash-hit Broadway show based on the album of the same name released in 2018.

The show played at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City from October 2019 to February 2020 and Sydney’s ICC theatre. It was filmed by Lee with 11 camera operators to intimately capture the multi-faceted production. The show raises political and social issues, whilst aiming to bring audiences together with the power of entertainment.

REVIEWS David Byrne's American Utopia - One of the greatest concert films ever made

THIS MUST BE THE PLACE (2012)
Starring Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson, Kerry Condon, Harry Dean Stanton, Joyce Van Patten, David Byrne, Olwen Fouéré and Shea Whigham. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

REVIEWS This Must Be The Place - Great music, messy plot

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DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA (2020)
Starring David Byrne, Chris Giarmo, Angie Swan, Jacqueline Acevedo, Bobby Wooten Iii, Mauro Refosco, Tendayi Kuumba, Gustavo Di Dalva, Karl Mansfield and Stephane San Juan. Directed by Spike Lee.

A first-time collaboration between the Academy Award-winning, cult film director, producer, actor and screenwriter, Spike Lee and rock musician and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne, the film documents Byrne’s dazzling smash-hit Broadway show based on the album of the same name released in 2018.

The show played at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City from October 2019 to February 2020 and Sydney’s ICC theatre. It was filmed by Lee with 11 camera operators to intimately capture the multi-faceted production. The show raises political and social issues, whilst aiming to bring audiences together with the power of entertainment.

REVIEWS David Byrne's American Utopia - One of the greatest concert films ever made

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