Blaze (2018)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Interpersonal Relationships, Music History  |   Release Date - Aug 17, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 127 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Actor Ethan Hawke directed, co-wrote and co-produced this music biopic about American country music singer-songwriter Blaze Foley (1949-1989). The screenplay was adapted from co-writer Sybil Rosen’s 2008 memoir Living in the Woods in a Tree: Remembering Blaze. Benjamin Dickey stars as the titular character in this non-chronological examination Foley’s traumatic childhood, his relationship with his wife (Rosen), his brief success, his legacy and his untimely death.

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country-music, guitar, hillbilly, musician, singer/songwriter