One of the greatest groups of all-time, The Band delivered a scorching selection of music across their work and their music with Bob Dylan, right-up to their legendary swan song which was beautifully captured in Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz.
The story of The Band will now be told in Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, a new documentary from executive producers Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard. The doc will hit DVD and digital download on 7 September 2020.
Inspired by the best-selling memoir, Once Were Brothers is the critically acclaimed documentary and a confessional, cautionary and occasionally humorous tale of Robbie Robertson’s young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of music, The Band. The film is a moving story of Robertson’s personal journey, overcoming adversity and finding camaraderie alongside the four other men who would become his brothers, together making their mark in music.Featuring rare archival footage and interviews with Robertson’s friends and collaborators including Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Peter Gabriel, Martin Scorsese, Taj Mahal, Ronnie Hawkins and more, this must-see documentary is executive produced by Martin Scorsese, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard.