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Stones Movie To Get Cinematic Release

Thursday, August 30th 2012 15:30

Crossfire Hurricane is a career spanning documentary

The Stones' 50th anniversary celebrations are showing no signs of slowing down this year after the band revealed details about their forthcoming new movie.

Crossfire Hurricane is released in UK cinemas in October and it includes 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. The story is told via period interviews, extensive live performance material and news archive as it follows the 50 year career of one of rock's greatest bands. 

Crossfire Hurricane has taken over a year to make and produce with the full cooperation of The Rolling Stones  It is directed by award winning director Brett Morgen, who was responsible for the superb Kid Stays In The Picture film in 2002.

Director Morgen added, "Crossfire Hurricane invites the audience to experience firsthand the Stones' nearly mythical journey from outsiders to rock and roll royalty. This is not an academic history lesson. Crossfire Hurricane allows the viewer to experience the Stones' journey from a unique vantage point.  It's an aural and visual roller coaster ride.”

Exact cinema release dates are still being confirmed, while the film also air on the BBC later this year.
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