Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton Praise The Band in ‘Once Were Brothers’ Documentary Trailer - EpicNews

Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton and Martin Scorsese reward The Band within the new trailer for As soon as Have been Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, an upcoming approved documentary concerning the group.

“There isn’t any band that emphasizes changing into better than the sum of its half than The Band,” Springsteen says within the trailer. “Merely their title: The Band. That was it.”

Scorsese, who directed The Band’s legendary farewell The Final Waltz live performance movie, provides of their music, “This didn’t sound like the rest.”

The trailer offers a fast overview of The Band’s historical past, from their days backing Bob Dylan to their breakout debut album Music From Large Pink to that all-star farewell live performance. The movie itself, out February 21st in theaters, employs uncommon archival footage, pictures from the period, The Band’s music and interviews with Robertson in addition to Springsteen, Clapton, Scorsese, Van Morrison and extra.

As soon as Have been Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band is a confessional, cautionary and sometimes humorous story of Robertson’s younger life and the creation of one of the crucial enduring teams within the historical past of well-liked music, The Band,” Magnolia Photos mentioned of the documentary.  “The movie is a shifting story of Robertson’s private journey, overcoming adversity and discovering camaraderie alongside the 4 different males who would change into his brothers in music, collectively making their mark on music historical past.”

The documentary initially premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival earlier than partnering with govt producers Scorsese, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for its theatrical launch subsequent month.

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