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Moonage Daydream M

Language: English
Genre: Documentary , Music

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From Cannes comes a thrillingly immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, featuring stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

A dizzying rush of sound and vision as out-of-this-world and fittingly unconventional as its subject, this breathtaking space oddity is the first documentary to be made in full cooperation with Bowie’s estate. Such unprecedented access has afforded filmmaker Brett Morgen (Cobain: Montage of Heck) the chance to dive into a vast archive of hitherto-unseen performances, recordings and images as well as Bowie’s artwork and journals.

Narrated, via archival audio, by Bowie himself, Moonage Daydream unfurls as both a linear journey and a free-associative mind-trip through a singular career, ricocheting from the familiar (clips from the final Ziggy Stardust performance in the 70s, restored to astonishing new life) to the thrillingly obscure (Bowie’s experimental videos and paintings, backstage footage, eerie ambient performances) via the kind of avant-garde collage that the star would have loved. Morgen keeps his electric eye trained on the images, while the music – remixed and produced by none other than Tony Visconti – veritably puts a ray-gun to your head.

“Eclectic, unashamedly maximalist, and variously philosophical … A thrilling way to present a man who defied the shackles of time.” – The Playlist


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Director Brett Morgen will introduce the film and participate in a Q&A following the screenings on Friday 12 August, Saturday 13 August and Sunday 14 August.

Tickets

Fri 12 Aug 6:00 pm [26431]
Moonage Daydream (140 mins)
Standby
IMAX Melbourne
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Sat 13 Aug 6:00 pm [26481]
Moonage Daydream (140 mins)
Standby
IMAX Melbourne
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Sun 14 Aug 1:30 pm [26521]
Moonage Daydream (140 mins)
Standby
IMAX Melbourne
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Fri 19 Aug 6:30 pm [26791]
Moonage Daydream (140 mins)
Standby
IMAX Melbourne
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
Sun 21 Aug 6:00 pm [26911]
Moonage Daydream (140 mins)
Standby
IMAX Melbourne
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

For information about the accessible services being offered at MIFF, please visit miff.com.au/access. If you require any access service, such as wheelchair/step-free access, for any MIFF session, please call 03 9087 3395 or email boxoffice@miff.com.au to book your ticket.

For information about the accessible services being offered at the regional cinemas, please contact the venue directly.

Featured Subject
David Bowie
Director
Brett Morgen
Producer
Brett Morgen
Screenwriter
Brett Morgen
Editor
Brett Morgen
Premiere Status
Australian Premiere
Company Credit
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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