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Moonage Daydream - David Bowie Documentary

David Bowie was one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. His innovative style and unique persona change. With David Bowie's passing in 2016, it broke the hearts of many Bowie fans. This new documentary, keeps David Bowie's music, vision and art alive. Moonage Daydream is an intimate look at Bowie's creative process, featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with those who knew him best. The film offers a rare glimpse into the mind of a true icon. It's sure to be a must-see for any fan of David Bowie.

Moonage Daydream - David Bowie does an excellent job of charting Bowie's creative journey. From his early days as a struggling musician in London to his global success in the 1970s. In an interview with The Guardian director of 'Moonage Daydream' Brett Morgen talks about the fandom of David Bowie "I’ve been wildly surprised; I have felt almost nothing but appreciation and support. I think the way the film has been created is that, if you’re a hardcore aficionado, there’s enough new material to satiate you. And if you’re a casual fan, being able to see the journey in one sitting is illuminating. Most people seem to be very pleased that I didn’t try to explain him. I didn’t do interviews, I just let it be adventurous. Moonage Daydream is a creative endeavour - it’s not a corporate endeavour."

He adds "My inspiration for this project was probably more my experiences at the planetarium [at Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles] seeing the Pink Floyd Laserium and going on those inside-theme-park rides at Disneyland than any specific movie."

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The first half of the movie is dedicated to David Bowie's glam rock phase in the early 1970s. It features familiar footage that most die-hard fans would have already seen. Although, Morgen has found footage taken from different cameras and angles. Seeing Bowie's Life on Mars and Ziggy Stardust's swan song in different views is uplifting. The film features never before seen footage from thousands of hours of performances from the Bowie archive.

The film received a 5-star review from The Guardian saying it to be "a glorious celebratory montage of archive material, live performance footage, Bowie’s own experimental video art and paintings, movie and stage work. Interviews with various normcore TV personalities with whom Bowie is unfailingly polite, open and charming."

Moonage Daydream will screen in Australian cinemas from Thursday 15th September

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