What you may need to know.
1. I’m a bit biased on this one after meeting the Thin White Duke in The Baggot Inn back in the day, so forgive me.
3. Footage shows Bowie emerging on-stage in the Ziggy Stardust era, before Bowie recites a passage from Mr. Rice’s Secret, a film in which he starred in 1998: “It’s what you do in life that’s important, not how much time you have,” he says over rousing music.
4. Moonage Daydream, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival this month and was approved by Bowie’s estate, features unreleased 35mm and 16mm footage from David’s personal archives.
7. Last November, Variety reported that the film would be “neither documentary nor biography, but an immersive cinematic experience built, in part, upon thousands of hours of never before seen material,” citing a source. It was also reported that Tony Visconti, Bowie’s longtime producer, served as the film’s music producer.
Andy’s verdict: He Is A Hero!
Release: In cinemas September.