Showtime has introduced the discharge particulars for Persona Disaster: One Night time Solely, Martin Scorsese’s documentary about New York Dolls frontman David Johansen.
Structured round a 2020 efficiency at New York Metropolis’s Cafe Carlyle, the movie examines the singer’s life, profession and ongoing affect. Among the tales are shared immediately from the stage, with Johansen spinning anecdotes for the stay crowd in addition to for these watching at residence. Others come from intimate interviews with the singer, his mates and people he impressed.
“I used to be a one-hit surprise, twice,” Johansen remarks within the film’s trailer, which you’ll be able to watch beneath. “[New York Dolls] have been a band’s band. To have affect like that I feel is admittedly good.”
“I’ve recognized David Johansen for many years, and his music has been a touchstone ever since I listened to the Dolls once I was making [1973 film] Imply Streets,” Scorsese famous in a press launch. “Then and now, David’s music captures the power and pleasure of New York Metropolis. I typically see him carry out, and through the years I’ve gotten to know the depth of his musical inspirations. After seeing his present on the Cafe Carlyle, I knew I needed to movie it as a result of it was so extraordinary to see the evolution of his life and his musical expertise in such an intimate setting.”
Persona Disaster: One Night time Solely will premiere on Showtime on April 14.
Scorsese co-directed the movie with David Tedeschi, who beforehand edited three of the filmmaker’s different documentaries: the Rolling Stones‘ Shine a Mild, the Bob Dylan movie Rolling Thunder Revue and George Harrison: Dwelling within the Materials World.
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