The Stones and Brian Jones (2023)
Director: Nick Broomfield Run Time: 93 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2023
Starring: Bill Wyman, Brian Jones, Freddie Fox, Nick Broomfield, Zouzou
Country: United States
About the film:
A masterful exploration of the relationships and rivalries within The Rolling Stones in their formative years, from acclaimed filmmaker Nick Broomfield (1992’s Kurt and Courtney, 2019’s Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love).
Featuring revealing interviews with all the main players and unseen archival footage released for the first time, The Stones and Brian Jones (2023) explores the creative musical genius of Brian Jones, key to the success of the band, and uncovers how the founder of what became the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world was left behind in the shadows of history.
About the filmmaker:
Nick Broomfield is a renowned British documentary director who pioneered a participatory investigative filmmaking style through a series of groundbreaking films, beginning with his first on-screen appearance in Driving Me Crazy (1988). Unafraid to explore controversial subjects, his stories range from deep dives into high profile celebrities to politics to true crime.
Among other acclaimed works, he directed the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and BAFTA winner Soldier Girls (1982), Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominated Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (1992), the provacative Kurt & Courtney (1998) and Biggie & Tupac (2002), his San Sebastian Best Director winner Battle for Haditha (2007), and Tales of the Grim Sleeper (2014), which was shortlisted for the 87th Academy Awards. His recent projects include festival darling Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (2019) and The Stones and Brian Jones (2023).See our upcoming films