Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story “captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975, and the joyous music that Bob Dylan performed that fall [during the Rolling Thunder Revue tour]. Master filmmaker Martin Scorsese creates a one-of-a-kind movie experience: part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream. Featuring Joan Baez, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Sam Shepard, Allen Ginsberg, and Bob Dylan giving his first on-camera interview in over a decade. The film goes beyond mere reclamation of Dylan’s extraordinary music—it’s a roadmap into the wild country of artistic self-reinvention.”
Watch the brand new trailer above, and mark June 12th on your calendar when the film arrives on Netflix.
Relatedly, June 7th is when Dylan will release The Rolling Thunder Revue: The 1975 Live Recordings, a 14CD box set that features all five sets from the Rolling Thunder Revue tour that were professionally recorded.
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Well if it’s as good as the Last Waltz, then it will be fun to see.
America’s “troubled spirit” of 75!? As opposed to when, the last 25 years? I WISH it was 1975 again, despite the problems of that day, America was still a fairly normal place then; those were fun times! Dylan’s album, BTW, was mediocre then, and still is today. What happened to him?
That’s a pretty high bar.