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Ride, Rise, Roar -- “Ride, Rise, Roar” is a live concert film featuring David Byrne that blends riveting onstage performances with insightful behind the scenes sequences of the creative collaborations that make the music and the performance happen.
Ride, Rise, Roar -- Ride, Rise, Roar is a David Byrne concert film that blends riveting onstage performances with intimate details of the creative collaborations behind the show.

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This feature-length documentary profiles David Byrne - famous lead vocalist of the former band Talking Heads... See more » | Add synopsis »
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David Byrne to Premiere Tour Documentary at SXSW
 (From PasteMagazine. 26 February 2010, 4:26 AM, PST)

2010 Grammy Awards List of Winners
 (From Extra. 31 January 2010, 9:14 PM, PST)

Grammys 2010 winners
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Cast

 

Lily Baldwin ... Herself

David Byrne
Layla Childs ... Herself
Mark De Gli Antoni ... Himself

Brian Eno ... Himself
Paul Frazier ... Himself
Red Ray Frazier ... Himself
Graham Hawthorne ... Himself
Kaissa ... Herself
Natalie Kuhn ... Herself
Nomie Lafrance ... Herself
Jenni Muldaur ... Herself
Annie-B. Parson ... Herself
Mauro Refosco ... Himself
Steven Reker ... Himself
Sonya Robbins ... Herself

Directed by
Hillman Curtis 
 
Produced by
Will Schluter .... producer
Ben Wolf .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Ben Wolf 
 
Film Editing by
Matt Boyd (co-editor)
 
Production Design by
Jon Pollak 
 
Sound Department
Patrick Dillett .... sound re-recording mixer
Ruy García .... sound supervisor
Greg Thompson .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Collea .... d.i.t. tech
Thomas Fishwick .... first assistant camera
Alex Kornreich .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Marshall Stief .... camera operator
Daniel Taylor .... camera pa
 
Editorial Department
Kristin Bye .... assistant editor
Jim Geduldick .... digital intermediate editor
Robbie Renfrow .... digital intermediate colorist
Benjamin Moses Smith .... digital intermediate conform editor
 
Thanks
Steve Kovacs .... special thanks
Arianna Orland .... special thanks
 

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25 years later, 5 March 2014
Author: Darren O'Shaughnessy (darren shan) from Limerick, Ireland

This tour documentary about the former lead man of Taking Heads is an interesting look at an eternally recreative spirit. Sure, you could be negative and say it's no Stop Making Sense, but then name me one other concert film of the last 25 years that stands up to that seminal movie? What this captures is one of modern music's most interesting creators heading into his twilight years as a public performer. I've followed David Byrne's career all the way from Talking Heads, and while he only rarely comes up with songs that can match his heyday output, he continues to be a fascinating musician, constantly pushing himself and trying new approaches. I saw him live on the tour which this film documents, and while it wasn't my favourite show of his, I liked that he was experimenting, incorporating dance routines into the fabric of the performance. This isn't a Rolling Stones-type showman, who simply trots out decades-old hits that the fans are going to mindlessly lap up. At the same time he's not a Bob Dylan-style crank either, mangling his classics and disconnecting himself from his audience. Instead Byrne throws in the olden goldies in an enjoyable way, but also offers up new material, in a crowd-pleasing and envelope-pushing combination. This film won't make you get up and dance in the aisles the way Stop Making Sense did, but it's a nice reminder that some artists CAN grow old gracefully and continue to be a meaningful presence in their field.

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