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The Rolling Stones will be featured in a new HBO docu-film about the iconic influence of the rock and roll band. The film is titled Crossfire Hurricane and will give viewers an inside look into the legendary band and its rise to fame.
The film will take old and new fans on the bands journey to stardom. Beginning when its member were simple, ambitious, jazz-loving teenagers of the 1960’s on to filling monumental stadiums around the world.
According to an HBO press release, Crossfire Hurricane is directed by Academy Award nominee Brett Morgen. The filmmakers of this documentary allow viewers to see a new perspective of the band, having accessed thousands of hours of audio and video of the band the film presents a never-before-seen version of the band and its members.
In a review from the San Francisco Chronicle, the film was said to paint a beautiful picture of the band through it’s use of interview clips. The film illustrates how the band has not changed its style or tune since its start and is still considered the greatest rock and roll band in history.
The San Jose Mercury News reports the film is a whirlwind of behind-the-scenes clips primarily from the bands early club days. Viewers will get an inside peek at the hysteria surrounding the band.
Crossfire Hurricane will debut on Thursday November 15th at 9pm on the cable network HBO.