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The Freddie Mercury Story: Who Wants to Live Forever (2016)

A dramatization of the final years of the music world's most famous AIDS casualty, Freddie Mercury, which includes interviews with the people who knew him.

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John Fothergill

Writer:

John Fothergill
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Credited cast:
John Blunt John Blunt ... Freddie Mercury
Mark Brennan Mark Brennan ... Jim Hutton
Mark Brennan Mark Brennan ... Jim Hutton
Paul Culshaw ... Peter Freestone
Laura Lamb Laura Lamb ... Mary Austin (as Laura Edghill)
Patrick Warner Patrick Warner ... Brian May
Martin Teall Martin Teall ... Roger Taylor
Jack Beale Jack Beale ... John Deacon
Rietta Austin ... Barbara Valentin
Owen Oldroyd Owen Oldroyd ... Winnie Kirchberger
John Faulkner John Faulkner ... Dr. Gordon Atkinson
Patrick Brennan Patrick Brennan ... Jim Beach
Colin Reed Colin Reed ... John Murphy
Richard Allinson Richard Allinson ... Self - Narrator (voice)
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Shanna Corridan Shanna Corridan ... Dancer
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This documentary depicts the final years of the rock legend and frontman of Queen, a band that conquered the music world in the 1970s and 1980s. It depicts Mercury's lifestyle, choices and the eventual consequences that led to his tragic death from AIDS in 1991. Written by Anonymous

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5 November 2018 | by Samhain-HalloweenSee all my reviews

Wonderfully done. Blunt's portrayal of Freddie is magnificent. I wasn't sure if I'd like the half-documentary, half-dramatization, but I ended up loving it.


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2016 (UK) See more »

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The Freddie Mercury Story: Who Wants to Live Forever See more »

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