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A documentary homage to revered rock ‘n’ rollers the Velvet Underground launched its first trailer on Monday.
The eponymously named flick, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Todd Haynes (“Far From Heaven,” “Carol”), options in-depth interviews with “key gamers” from the group’s Sixties and ’70s heyday, in addition to “never-before-seen performances and a wealthy assortment of recordings, Andy Warhol movies and different experimental artwork,” guarantees a press launch.
The movie shall be launched along with a digital and two-CD soundtrack that includes uncommon tracks by the band, titled “The Velvet Underground: A Documentary Movie by Todd Haynes – Music From the Movement Image Soundtrack.” Each the movie and soundtrack will drop on Oct. 15, with the doc coming to theaters and streaming on Apple TV+.
A nostalgic promotional flyer for the Apple unique movie is formatted to appear to be a classic live performance poster, naming Warhol, Lou Reed, John Cale, Moe Tucker, Sterling Morrison and Nico as headliners — and doc stars.
Along with telling the cult musicians’ tales, the film additionally guarantees a backdrop of the soiled, high-crime New York Metropolis they carried out in.
“The Velvet Underground created a brand new sound that modified the world of music, cementing its place as considered one of rock and roll’s most revered bands,” the trailer’s YouTube bio promotes, promising a “kaleidoscopic oral historical past” that “combines unique interviews with dazzling archival footage” synonymous with the period.
“This band was shaped by the avant-garde cinema and tradition of New York at the moment,” Haynes, 60, advised IndieWire. “It was occurring in each conceivable means round this band, whether or not it was [John] Cale residing with Jack Smith on Ludlow Road or the band being requested to make music for considered one of Jonas’ [Menkas’] multimedia movie sequence on the cinematheque. All the pieces was simply crossing these boundaries continually.”