DAVID BOWIE: THE LAST FIVE YEARS
US PREMIERE In January 2016, David Bowie died at the age of 69, just days after he released the critically acclaimed Blackstar, a haunting album that explored questions of mortality. With intimate access to Bowie’s friends and artistic collaborators, and a wealth of rare archival material, Francis Whately’s insightful film examines the celebrated artist’s remarkably creative final years, through the production of both Blackstar and its predecessor, The Next Day, as well as his stage musical, Lazarus.
Producer: Francis Whately
Editor: Ged Murphy
Running Time: 89