The movie “Western Stars”, the directorial debut of Bruce Springsteen, will be released in theaters this fall by Warner Bros., after being presented at the world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
The feature movie features the American musician performing with an orchestra, in a barn, the 13 tracks included on the most recent album, eponymous, but also includes archival footage. The film is narrated by Springsteen.
The production was supervised by Thom Zimny, an old collaborator of the artist. Zimny directed “Springsteen on Broadway” and “Bruce Springsteen: Hunter of Invisible Game” (2014) and won a Grammy for “Wings on Wheels: The Making of Born to Run” (2005).
Springsteen’s 19th album Western Stars was released in June, and special guest is Patti Scialfa, a member of the E Street Band and the musician’s wife.
Producers of the film are Thom Zimny, Jon Landau, Barbara Carr, and George Travis, and Bruce Springsteen is an executive producer.
Bruce Springsteen, born September 23, 1949, in New Jersey, nicknamed “The Boss”, is an interpreter and composer. His most famous songs include “Born To Run”, “Hungry Heart”, “Dancing in the Dark”, “Born in the U.S.A.”, “Human Touch” and “Streets of Philadelphia”. Bruce Springsteen has released 19 studio albums, solo and together with the E Street Band, which have been sold to over 120 million children worldwide and has been rewarded with 20 Grammy Awards. He also composed soundtracks for several film productions, and for original music in the movie “Philadelphia” (1993), with Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington in lead roles, he was awarded the Golden Globe, Grammy, and Oscar.