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Mystify Michael Hutchence
Mystify Michael Hutchence
2019
Videos and DVDs
An intimate narrative portrait, imbued with authenticity, warmth and humour, of the internationally renowned INXS front man, Michael Hutchence. Michael came to epitomise the very definition of leather clad sexually magnetic rock front man, whilst underneath it all he was a poetic, multifaceted and intensely sensitive man who struggled with the idea of success and the creative limits of pop. Extraordinary archive footage, personal home movies and intimate insights from Michael's friends, lovers, band-members, family, collaborators and Hutchence himself guide us through a trajectory from unconventional fractured childhood to a charismatic, turbulent and ultimately tragic public stardom.
AUTHOR:
Lowenstein, Richard, 1959-, director, screenwriter, producerHucthence, Michael, performerGnyp, Maya, producer
Imprint:
Australia : Madman Entertainment, 2019.©2019.
Collation:
1 DVD-video (102 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Notes:
SPECIAL FEATURES: -EARLY DAYS Michael and INXS band members discuss the formation of the band and their first tour playing the mining towns of Western Australia -ACTING : Michael discusses growing up amongst the film sets of Hong Kong, his appreciation of the craft of acting and his own experiences in movies. -PRAGUE : Three major INXS videos were filmed behind the iron curtain in former Czechoslovakia to accompany the bands sixth studio album, KICK. Michael reflects on the history of the city and the imprint that filming there left on him. -AND NOW MAX Q Michael and Ollie Olsen introduce their concept for the band Max Q, followed by never before seen outtakes of Michael singing Max Q?s Sometimes. -WAY OF THE WORLD MAX Q Michael discusses his feelings about America, followed by a restoration of the 1989 Max Q music video, Way of the World. -HOW TO MAKE A MUSIC VIDEO Michael discusses the idiosyncratic chaos of working with the seemingly inept Richard Lowenstein. -MOTORCYCLE BABY Michael discusses his love of motorcycles, featuring excerpts from the 1988 music video Motorcycle Baby, starring Michael Hutchence and Troy ?Vanessa? Davies. -A FISH COMMERCIAL Michael discusses his personal feelings about the use of INXS music in television commercials. -ALL THE LIES YOU FIND Michael philosophises and reflects. -FINAL DAYS Those closest to Michael echo the brief encounters they shared in the days leading up to his death. -STUCK IN A MOMENT Professor of Psychiatry, Steve Ellen analyses the never-before-released Coroner?s Report into Michael?s death and provides a clinical insight into his possible state of mind in the years, weeks & days leading up to his final moment. -ABSOLUTELY NO WAY INXS Record Producer, Chris Thomas, recounts the night he learnt of Michael?s death.In English. English Captions [Descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired]
Credits:
Directed and written by Richard Lowenstein ; producers, Maya Gnyp, Richard Lowenstein and others.
Performers:
Michael Hutchence.
Audience:
Rated: M.
System details:
NTSC ; Region 4 ; anamorphic widescreen 16:9 ; Dolby Digital English 2.1/2.0.
Dewey class:
782.42166092782.42166
Language:
English
Added title:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryDVDDVD 782.42166 MYSAvailable
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