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Freddie Mercury, the Untold Story (2000)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Himself (archive footage)
Jer Bulsara ...
Herself - Freddie Mercury's Mother
Kashmira Cooke ...
Herself - Freddie Mercury's Sister
Mary Austin ...
Herself - Freddie Mercury's Longterm Friend
Montserrat Caballé ...
Herself
Peter Freestone ...
Himself (as Peter 'Phoebe' Freestone)
Sheroo Khory ...
Himself
Jim Hutton ...
Himself (Freddie Mercury's Lover)
Perviz Darukhanawalla ...
Herself - Freddie's Cousin
Gita R. Choksi ...
Herself - School Friend
Farhang Irani ...
Himself - Original Band Member of 'The Hectics'
Thrity Anklesaria ...
Herself
Joseph L. Davis ...
Himself - Freddie's Teacher
David Richards ...
Himself
Tim Staffell ...
Himself
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Quotes

Jer Bulsara: I'm Jer Bulsara, and I'm Freddie's mummy.
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Connections

Featured in Freddie Mercury Himself (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Overture Piccante
Written by Freddie Mercury and Mike Moran
Performed by Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballé
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An excellent, tear-jerking insight into the life of Freddie Mercury
19 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Freddie Mercury The Untold Story is by far one of the best documentaries on the singer I have ever seen, if not THE best. It takes you through a detailed account of his life, from his birth in Zanzibar, through his time in boarding school, finding a love for Performing Arts, Art, Music as well as a whole host of things he was interested in. You are taken through his whole life, with comments from his close long-term friends, lovers, family, and band members as well as old school friends and colleagues. The story takes you through the last days and moments of his life, and shows his strength and determination, as well as love of everything around him. Have the tissues ready, as you're almost guaranteed to shed a tear at the end of it!


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