The future is unwritten is a 2007 documentary film directed by julien temple about joe strummer, the lead singer of the british punk rock band the clash, that went on to win the british independent film awards as best british documentary 2007. I think i learned a lot about joe strummer but there was few direct interviews with him that would help us know how he ticked. Despite the films original subtitle, the story of the clash, the documentary. The future is unwritten chronicles strummer not just as a. Special features on the 123minute dvd include a theatrical trailer, 5. Julien temple 2006 joe strummer came to prominence as frontman of the clash something strummer himself appreciated, but was also troubled by. Presentazione del filmdocumentario di julien temple, dedicato a joe strummer, leader dei clash.
Joe strummer the future is unwritten epk epk youtube. May 19, 2007 i dont know much about punk rock, but i know what i dislike. Buy joe strummer the future is unwritten dvd from amazons movies store. The future is unwritten provides a rare glimpse into the man behind the legend of punk rock warlord. The future is unwritten documentaries, music movie 2007 julien temples electrifying sundance rockdoc is about the clashs joe strummer, the punk icon whose message has inspired bono, johnny depp, john cusack and more. Joe strummer mick jones nicky topper headon terry chimes iain gillies. His musical experience included his membership in the 101ers, latino rockabilly war, the mescaleros, and the pogues, in addition to his own solo music career. The future is unwritten full movie in hd visit as the front man of the clash from 1977 onwards, j. Top 30 quotes of joe strummer famous quotes and sayings. Nov 02, 2007 enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing joe strummer. Features song lyrics for joe strummers the future is unwritten album.
People are running about following their little tracks i am one of them. The future is unwritten a film directed by julien temple, vertigo films, in association with film4, parallel films, and nitrate films. The aforementioned tribute is for joe strummer, the legendary punk musician and clash bandleader, who is given his due in this terrific, if not a bit lengthy, new documentary, joe strummer the future is unwritten, by julien temple. Joe strummer the future is unwritten ost 2007 joe strummer the future is unwritten by bukowski louis on grooveshark le film. Director julien temple reveals strummer as more than a punk legend, but a stunning cultural communicator whose influence knew no bounds. Joe strummer, the clash the future is unwritten trailer trailer. Temple gets at the heart of strummers character, at the unbridled joy that existed within his righteous anger, the satisfaction of knowing. Dec 11, 2009 music video by joe strummer performing the future is unwritten epk.
Directed by julien temple, an able and tireless chronicler of the pop life, joe strummer assembles clips and interviews into a fastmoving timeline. Impressed by the sex pistols, he joined the clash in 1976, switching from a kind of rockabilly to punk. The future is unwritten chronicles strummer not just as a legend, but as a communicator and as a man. The film premiered 20 january 2007 at the 2007 sundance film festival. Joe strummer, gravelvoiced lead singer for the clash, labeled the only band that matters by music critics during englands 1977 punkrock revolution, comes to life as never before in joe strummers. As the front man of the clash from 1977, joe strummer changed peoples. The future is unwritten, falls into that trap as well, but his documentary can be quite cleareyed, especially when exploring strummers lesserknown.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Joe strummer future is unwritten region 1 dvd movies. Sonylegacy 88697051622 country united states format cd release date 15may2007. Joe strummer honored in documentary, soundtrack spin. Born in the same year as legendary clash frontman joe strummer, filmmaker julien temple started working on a film about the band in their earliest days, back in 1976. The future is unwritten, tries to separate the myth from the man and reveal the flawed human underneath the posturing. Born john graham mellor in turkey in 1952, strummer, the son of a career diplomat, traveled a great deal as a child, eventually settling down in england.
Director julien temple reveals strummer as more than a punk legend, but a stunning. Apr 22, 2007 a thoughtprovoking film, then, but, even after two hours of opinion and analysis, its subject remains oddly elusive. The future is unwritten is a 2007 documentary film directed by julien temple about joe strummer, the lead singer of the british punk rock band. The future is unwritten motion picture soundtrack the. The future is unwritten joe strummer film 2007 coming soon. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ever before.
Il futuro non e scritto joe strummer the future is unwritten. The future is unwritten, discussed a number of subjects with rotten tomatoes, including the legacy of the clash, the challenge of making original musical documentaries, and why tupac shakur was one of the few musical artists who could actually act. The future is unwritten follows its own agenda, placing the band in the context of its primary singer and lyricist. The future is unwritten volledige film ondertiteld in het nederlands joe strummer. Tributo ufficiale italiano a joe strummer home facebook. Il futuro non e scritto joe strummer the future is unwritten documentario streaming eng sub ita. The future is unwritten features many appearances by big name celebrities like bono, iggy pop, matt dillon, johnny depp, mick jones, john cusack and topper headon, to name a few. With joe strummer, steve jones, mick jones, brigitte bardot. The future is unwritten, a film documentary detailing the life and times of clash axeman joe strummer, will be accompanied by a soundtrack featuring a previously unreleased clash tune, set to. The future is unwritten paints an uncommonly colorful picture of the onetime leader of the clash. It s not the movie itself, which is a solid piece of documentary filmmaking.
In the future is unwritten, from british film director julien temple, joe strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true communicator of our times. The future is unwritten captured the simple pleasures of friends passing guitars around a big campfire, singing and playing as if. The future is unwritten movie synopsis, view the movie trailer, get cast and crew information, see movie photos, and more on. As the front man of the clash from 1977 onwards, joe strummer changed peoples lives forever. People can do anything this is something that im beginning to learn. The first scene in the documentary above, viva joe strummer later released as. In the future is unwritten, he is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true. The future is unwritten synopsis favorite theater button. The film, however, is much more than a biography of the clashs guitarist and lead singer. Documenting the life of lead singer and guitarist for british punk rock group the clash, joe strummer. John graham mellor 21 august 1952 22 december 2002, best remembered by his stage name joe strummer, was the cofounder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist and lead vocalist of the critically acclaimed british punk rock band the clash. Enter city, state or zip code go fandango fanalert. Joe strummer future is unwritten region 1 dvd out of stock.
The future is unwritten joe strummer 2007, cd discogs. Con bono, steve buscemi, matt dillon, johnny depp, john cusack. Joe strummer celebrity profile check out the latest joe strummer photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Joe strummer the future is unwritten documental film completo in italiano. Paul simonon was barely mentioned and the contribution of mick jones was underplayed. This is not a forum for general discussion of the articles subject. Drawing on both a shared punk history and the close personal friendship that developed over the last years of joes life, julien temples film is a celebration of joe strummer. But weve all got to stop just following our own little mouse trail. Kudos to julian temple for crafting such a satisfyingly robust and unique look into the legacy of joe strummer with the future is unwritten, now made for optimum home viewing with the film.
As the front man for the clash from 1977 onward, joe strummer helped lead a charge that changed pop music. The film is the work of an admirer, but not an uncritical one. There are personal interviews with some of the surviving members of the clash, as well as with people like bono and john cusack that are very personal, and serve the film well. Il futuro non e scritto joe strummer 2007 mymovies. As the front man of the clash from 1977, joe strummer changed peoples lives forever. Strummers influence now is stronger than ever before. The future is unwritten full movie subtitled in german joe strummer.
The future is unwritten is on netflix, and get news and. Joe strummer, the future is unwritten italiano youtube. The future is unwritten, julien temples razorsharp documentary. Julien temples film is a fitting tribute to one of britains most influential and bestloved musicians, best known as the front man of the clash, who mellowed in later life into fronting his new. Filmmaker julien temple takes a look beyond the guise of the late, antiestablishment icon joe strummer to offer a warm portrait of the selfdescribed mouthy little git who was born john mellor and was destined to become the frontman for one of the most influential punk bands ever. Memorable quotes and exchanges from movies, tv series and more. There s something a little disconcerting about joe strummer. A celebration of the life of joe strummer, before, during and after. Joe strummer, the future is unwritten music the guardian. Il futuro non e scritto joe strummer 2007 di julien temple. I dont know much about punk rock, but i know what i dislike.
The future is unwritten reveals the flawed man behind the punk rock hero by benjamin h. Jul 10, 2008 kudos to julian temple for crafting such a satisfyingly robust and unique look into the legacy of joe strummer with the future is unwritten, now made for optimum home viewing with the film s. The choice for the fireside location becomes clear later in the film. The future is unwritten is a 2007 documentary about joe strummer by julien temple. Depending on who you listen to, joe strummer was either punks most. The clash performing the future is unwritten trailer. It comprises archive footage of him spanning his life, and interviews with friends, family, and other celebrities. The film follows strummers remarkable musical careerfrom his early days with london pubrockers the 101ers, through the glory years of the clash, to the mescaleros, the band he fronted until his untimely death.
I do, however, find the phenomenon of considerable social interest. Drawing on both a shared punk history and the close personal friendship which developed over the last years of joes life, julien temples film is a celebration of joe. The future is unwritten is streaming, if joe strummer. And so now id like to say people can change anything they want to. In the future is unwritten, from british film director julien temple, joe strummer is. Initially, strummer was an enthusiastic exponent of hippiedom, studied at art school, took lsd and formed bands, before discovering punk. The film did not really explore the influences of other members in the clash. A complex figure who would learn to use his gift for music as a means of decompressing his conscience, strummer. Il futuro non e scritto joe strummer 2007 di julien temple con bono, steve buscemi, matt dillon. Displaying joe strummer warts and all, the future is unwritten succeeds as both an engrossing documentary and a comprehensive examination of one of musics most legendary figures. Joe strummer joe strummer the future is unwritten 2007. Its history, criticism, philosophy and politics, played fast and loud. The future is unwritten 4 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. This is the talk page for discussing improvements to the joe strummer.1266 786 715 396 1211 367 108 840 254 580 1220 1209 474 697 1196 609 1592 1081 314 148 298 1076 275 780 678 890 1046 357 1115 979 1554 1096 1309 560 270 1395 761 410 549 1187 374 1284 39 1399 814 819 1155 1082 1381