Boris Grebenshikov: The Long Way Home (1996)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Boris Grebenshikov, popular folk singer, spoke for his generation in the same way as did his American counterpart, Bob Dylan, to whom the Russian musician has been likened. This documentary tells the story of his life and music, which was banned in his native land. An interview with the singer gives insight into his personal and political beliefs, and musical influences. The film finds him at work in Los Angeles, New York, London, and at home again in the city then called Leningrad. He is accompanied in the musical numbers by Annie Lenox and Dave Stewart.

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censorship, pop-music, rock-band, Russian [nationality], singer