Rolling Stones Announce Crossfire Hurricane DVD
Entertainment has announced details of the release on DVD and
Blu-ray of The Rolling Stones 'Crossfire
Available on May 21, 2013, 'Crossfire Hurricane' is the
kaleidoscopic new film that documents the key periods of the
Rolling Stones' career and their incredible journey.
Directed by Brett Morgen, Crossfire Hurricane provides a
remarkable new perspective on the Stones' unparalleled journey from
blues-obsessed teenagers in the early 60's to rock royalty. It's
all here in panoramic candor, from the Marquee Club to Hyde Park,
from Altamont to Exile, from club gigs to stadium
With never-before-seen footage and fresh insights from the band
themselves, the film will delight, shock and amaze longtime
devotees, as well as a new generation of fans, with its uniquely
immersive style and tone. Crossfire Hurricane places the viewer
right on the frontline of the band's most legendary escapades.
As befits the first rock band to reach the 50-year milestone
with their global stature now greater than ever, the film combines
extensive historical footage, much of it widely unseen, with
contemporary commentaries by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie
Watts, Ronnie Wood and former Stones Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor.
Period interviews, extensive live performance material and news
archives give the production a truly kinetic aura and
Bonus features on the DVD and Blu-Ray include previously
unreleased concert footage - "Live in Germany '65", NME Poll
Winners concert footage from 1964 and 1965, a new interview with
director Brett Morgen, "The Sound and Music of Crossfire
Hurricane", footage from The Arthur Haynes Show (1964), and the
'Crossfire Hurricane' received its worldwide premiere
at the London Film Festival in October, where Mick Jagger, Keith
Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood all hit the red carpet to
the delight of fans and media from all around the world. The film
received a similar premiere in the U.S. the following month, hosted
by HBO at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Asked in a formative interview in the film what it is that sets
them apart from other groups, Jagger says with quiet
"A chemical reaction seems to have happened."
Keith Richards added,
"You can't really stop the Rolling Stones, you know when that
sort of avalanche is facing you, you just get out of the way." It's
been happening ever since, and the life and times of the Rolling
Stones have never been as electrifyingly portrayed as they are in
The Rolling Stones
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