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Bring on the Night (1985)

Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts.

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A documentary about the making of the first Sting album. Not only is some time spent in the studio (much of was recorded in an interesting mansion), but there is also some interesting information about what was going on in the lives of the members of his band during that time, including Sting's child being born. Written by <sboone@osiris.ac.hmc.edu>_<Scott_Boone>>>

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The story is, he risks it all on a dream. The problem is, he's not acting. See more »

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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Bring on the night - vivi la notte  »

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$1,132,112 (USA) (10 November 1985)

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$1,890,571 (USA)
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The film won the Grammy Award for "Best Music Video, Long Form" at the Grammy Awards in 1987 for video director Michael Apted and artist & video producer Sting. See more »

Goofs

During the last song, "Message in a Bottle", Sting plays a cream Fender Telecaster. For the last verse through the end of the song, he is playing a black Fender Stratocaster. When he says, "Goodnight," and walks off stage, he is seen taking off the cream Telecaster. The song is clearly pieced together from separate performances. See more »

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Featured in Branford Marsalis: The Music Tells You (1992) See more »

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Sting sheds shield
4 September 2002 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Good documentary featuring Sting and his new band doing a lot of rehearsing in a grand old domicile. We are treated not only to the final touches of putting together a new set of songs, but a peek into the more relaxed moments together and a rousing concert finale. An eye opening look into the inner workings of a jazz band and the mind of a talented entertainer.


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