A filmmaker decides to travel to a village in the interior of Brazil to make a documentary. As days go by, he begins to discover that the locals are not exactly what they appear to be and hide dangerous secrets.
Kleber Mendonça Filho
Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.
If you are looking for a documentary style film, this isn't the film for you. It's a fantasy retelling of a man strung out on alcohol and drugs and you will need to keep an open mind and embrace his madness, and fantastical retelling of the highs and lows of his life during this 2 decade stretch of his career (plus childhood). It's not meant to be a historically accurate retelling with his musical catalog being featured in chronological order. If you are seeking that type of story, buy his official autobiography being released in October. If you're willing to embrace the fantasy and appreciate this musical for what it is - you are in for a real treat! Taron Egerton was absolutely brilliant! I felt as though I was watching THE Elton John on a wild acid trip! I suppose that is all part of the fantasy and the grandeur!
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