The first glimpse of Morrissey’s upcoming concert film “Morrissey 25: Live” hit the web in the form of a minute-long trailer put together by the film’s theatrical distributor SpectiCast, which is marketing the “immersive cinematic concert experience” as being available to screen in theaters beginning Aug. 29. The film, shot at Moz’s Hollywood High School concert on March 2, also will be released on DVD by Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Below, check out the trailer and SpectiCast’s official description of the film.
Trailer: “Morrissey 25: Live”
Synopsis of ‘Morrissey 25: Live’:
Following on from a sell-out show at LA’s Staples Center Morrissey plays his most intimate gig in decades at the famous Hollywood High School.
Performing classic tracks from his prolific repertoire this now legendary concert captured on March 2, 2013 celebrates 25 years of Morrissey as a solo artist in front of only 1,800 devoted fans.
Shot as a theatrical release using the latest digital cameras, the film is a one off event. It is honest and intimate, displaying Morrissey in a moment in time as never before. This is the ultimate fan film in a unique setting, selected and over seen by Morrissey himself.
The film records his penultimate performance on the US Tour as Morrissey only performed once more before he was forced to cancel the remaining dates.
MORRISSEY 25: LIVE, an immersive cinematic concert experience, of one of the world most iconic and enigmatic performers. The film will become a firm favorite amongst fans around the world.
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