Kurt Cobain, legendary lead singer, guitarist and songwriter of Nirvana, â€œthe flagship band of Generation X,â€ remains an object of reverence and fascination for music fans around the world. His story is told for the first time in KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK, a fully authorized feature documentary co-produced by HBO Documentary Films and Universal Pictures International Entertainment Content Group.
Brett Morgen, the OscarÂ®-nominated filmmaker behind such acclaimed documentaries as the HBO presentations â€œCrossfire Hurricane,â€ which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones, and â€œThe Kid Stays in the Picture,â€ is writer, director and producer of KURT COBAIN: MONTAGE OF HECK. Visual artist Frances Bean Cobain, Cobainâ€™s daughter, is executive producer.
It sounds like the impossible task: demythologizing Kurt Cobain. Yet, AJ Schnack actually found a way to create and distribute a movie that doesn’t fawn over him, that doesn’t include Nirvana music, concert footage, or even a photo of Cobain–until very briefly at the end. About A Son is different. Instead, all you hear is […]
The week before Kurt Cobain was found dead from a single gunshot, he went missing. His whereabouts for that week has remained a mystery until now. But for the first time, the story of what happened to him can now be told, using the testimony of people who knew him, the witnesses who saw him in that last week and the ordinary people who found themselves written into his story that as one puts it, ‘would have been a keystone cops comedy were it not to have ended in such tragedy’.