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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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Credited cast:
Laura Lamb Laura Lamb ... Mary Austin (as Laura Edghill)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rietta Austin ... Barbara Valentin
John Blunt John Blunt ... Freddie Mercury
Brian May ... Himself (archive footage)
Freddie Mercury ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Zanik ... Hack
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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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20 November 2016 (UK) See more »

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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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