For a long time, Martin Scorsese is working on a big Netflix project. "The Irishman" is supposed to be a great Mafia epic, with a 140-million-Dollar Budget and a criminal star Robert de Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel roster–. The Film comes out this year, like a second Netflix-production of the Director: "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story, by Martin Scorsese". The magazine "Variety" reported.
Scorsese is not only the Mob-a specialist of American cinema, but also an old Rocker. About Dylan's mercury-electric Phase in the sixties he made the 2005 documentary "No Direction Home". He turned with The Band in their farewell concert "The Last Waltz" and was a 1970 film editor on "Woodstock". In "Shine a Light", he observed that in 2008 the Rolling Stones in a New York theatre.
the mystery of the violinist
The "Rolling Thunder Revue", however, is a very special Show. In 1975/76, Bob Dylan moved with his Entourage through the United States. Joan Baez was there again. Roger McGuinn, T Bone Burnett, Mick Ronson, with a white-painted pirate-Dylan on stage, a mysterious violinist named Scarlet Rivera pulled her elegiac track through wild Arrangements. Dylan screamed, hissed, zerbiss his texts, and, occasionally, a guest came musicians, Joni Mitchell, Ringo Starr and Patti Smith. The Poet Allen Ginsberg wandering around with this mad circus, the Sam Shepard a "logbook" wrote.
Dylan was uncertain, and he was angry. He clung to his campaign for the African-American Boxer Rubin Carter, convicted of murder in the breeding house sat, but innocent. Carter was released after twenty years. On the Album "Desire" tells the story of Dylan the story of the "Hurricane", the victim of a racist police and justice.
freedom for the "Hurricane"
The rolling Thunder made in smaller locations, Dylan Menagerie sought to make contact with the audience. For Scorsese's "Rolling Thunder" has Dylan given, obviously, the Director of an Interview; this would be a Sensation. Other veterans of the chaotic Road Trips to remember in front of the camera at a chaotic time, the experienced the best of all the Bobs, but also the worst. In the seventies, after the Vietnam war, after Watergate, a structural collapse, the effects of which are today all over the world began in the United States gradually.More about
a retrospective Start to the Scorsese exhibition at the BabylonAndreas Busche
On 4. April 2019 plays Bob Dylan in Berlin, in the Mercedes-Benz Arena. No God of thunder. But sometimes a flash is lost in the classics program.