Elvis (2022)

Opens in June

Director: Baz Luhrmann Run Time: 163 min. Release Year: 2022

Starring: Austin Butler, Dacre Montgomery, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Olivia DeJonge, Tom Hanks

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America Presley and Parker’s relationship take a tumultous journey together. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley.

About the filmmaker: 

Baz Luhrmann is an Australian director, writer, and producer with projects spanning film, television, opera, theatre, music, and recording industries. He is the most commercially successful Australian director, with four of his films in the top ten highest worldwide grossing Australian films of all time. His directorial debut was Strictly Ballroom (1992) which began his “Red Curtain Trilogy,” which also includes the romantic tragedies William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet (1996) and Moulin Rouge! (2001).

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