George Michael Freedom Uncut to Release as Global Film Event E! News UK
Details of participating countries and theaters will be listed on georgemichaelfreedomuncut.com from April 27.
Throughout the film, Michael openly and honestly reveals the two distinct sides of his life: his very public musical career and his private personal life that the cameras never really saw. Michael was heavily involved and dedicated to making this documentary before his tragic passing in 2016, making GEORGE MICHAEL FREEDOM UNCUT an incredibly special posthumous release and a poignant and moving tribute to his legacy.
The film dives into the turbulent period that followed “Faith” before, during and after the making of his album “Listen Without Prejudice: Vol 1” in 1990. At this pivotal time in his life, Michael is able to fight for his artistic career. freedom and pave the way for others. He meets his first true love, Anselmo Feleppa, and navigates both the grief of Anselmo’s tragic death from an AIDS-related illness and the devastating loss of his mother. GEORGE MICHAEL FREEDOM UNCUT is also a brilliant reminder of Michael’s outstanding musical genius during the Wham! years and throughout his solo career. The film features timeless duets with George’s favorite artists and explores how he influenced the cultural landscape of his generation as one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.
Interspersed with exclusive personal archival footage, this year’s theatrical release includes never-before-seen footage from one of the most iconic videos in music history, “Freedom!” ’90,” directed by Oscar®-nominated David Fincher. The music video was recently remastered in 4K and will be screened in full ahead of the main feature in cinemas around the world.
Produced by Big Geoff Overseas Limited in conjunction with Sony Music Entertainment and distributed theatrically worldwide by Trafalgar Releasing.
David Austin said: “The film is George’s last work. Narrated by George himself, it’s the full story.”
“George Michael was an inspiring artist whose story deserves to be shared on the big screen around the world.” Tom Mackay, President, Premium Content, Sony Music Entertainment, said: “In honor of George’s birthday in June, we are delighted to be working with David Austin and our partners at Trafalgar Releasing to provide fans with unprecedented access to his extraordinary life both on and off. arrange.”