“Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.” Own it Friday on DVD and Blu-ray
...pulsates with vitality and rage...
-the new york times
"...wildly inventive and creative...Illuminating..."
"...the result is nothing short of epic..."
-the huffington post
Academy Award Nominee, writer, and director, Brett Morgen take us through the life of the late Kurt Cobain by the help of wife Courtney Love and family. This dark and haunting documentary explores the times of adolescence, and the life as a front man through Cobain’s personal art, music, and journals. Watch Cobain’s story unfold beneath the grungy yet contradicting beautiful montage of events.
Brett Morgen has been constructing ground breaking documentaries for over fifteen years. His other works include: On the Ropes (1999) The Kid Stays in the Picture (2002) Chicago 10 (2007) Nimrod Nation (2008) June 17, 1994 (2010) and Crossfire Hurricane (2012)
Learn More About Brett Morgen
Morgen majored in American Mythology at Hampshire College and received an MFA after attending NYU’s Tisch School of Arts in 1999. His thesis film, On the Ropes premiered at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, receiving the Special Jury Award. This film is just the beginning of Morgen’s career and awards including an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary of 1999, the 1999 Directors’ Guild of America Award for Outstanding Direction in a Documentary, the International Documentary Association award for Best Film of the year, and an Independent Spirit Award nomination.
Morgen’s, The Kid Stays in the Picture, became a global sensation after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002. Entertainment Weekly named Morgen’s adaptation of Bob Evan’s infamous memoirs on of the best films of 2002, which Morgen wrote, produced and directed. Selected as Best Documentary of 2002 by Boston Film Critics, Seattle Film Critics, Washington DC film critics, and the 2002 Golden Satellite Award. Later released by Focus Features.
Chicago 10 was released in 2007 and was selected by Sundance Film Festival to be the opening film. The film was released by Roadside Attractions and distributed by Paramount Home Video. This film went on to receive several awards and honors including: Emmy, WGA, and ACE nominations. This animated documentary is considered the first of its kind.
Nimrod Nation, won Morgen his first Peabody Award for the Sundance Channel series. This series was named one of the best of 2008 by the Los Angeles Times and Television Critics Association.
Morgen’s June 17, 1994 won him an Emmy nomination from ESPN’s 30 For 30 Series.
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck is Morgen’s second documentary film to be released by HBO, after his Rolling Stones documentary Crossfire Hurricane.
Find out more at: http://www.brettmorgen.com
Experience the DOCUMENTARY that touches the inside of Cobain through his struggle with humility, addiction, and the need to create.
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