PREVIEW: The Velvet Underground (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

(as themselves) Mary Woronov, Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman, John Cale, Maureen Tucker, Sterling Morrison, Amy Taubin, Doug Yule, Merrill Reed Weiner, La Monte Young

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Todd Haynes (Carol), director, writer, producer; David Blackman (Date and Switch), Christopher Clements (Chicken People), Julie Goldman (Buck), Carolyn Hepburn (Take Your Pills) and Christine Vachon (Far from Heaven), producers; Edward Lachman (I’m Not There), cinematographer; Affonso Gonçalves (Beasts of the Southern Wild) and Adam Kurnitz (This Is How I Roll), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

With the participation of surviving band members, and never-before-seen archive footage, we are shown the influential legacy of The Velvet Underground upon rock’n’roll, and on music in general…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Filmmaker Todd Haynes’ new documentary charts the life and career of influential rock band The Velvet Underground, in similar adoring fashion to Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers from earlier this year.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE, AND AVAILABLE TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON APPLE TV+

 

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