RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage
For fans of the legendary Canadian band RUSH, this is the documentary to experience. A comprehensive exploration of the entire history of this extraordinary power trio, from their early days growing up in Toronto, through each of their landmark albums, to the present day. Sit back and revel in the words, music, and wonder of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart.
With a career spanning four decades, RUSH is one of the most successful bands in the history of popular music, but despite their remarkable career achievements, they have never been recognized as critics' darlings. Directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn instead revel in interviews with the band's admirers and contemporaries, including Gene Simmons (Kiss), Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Jack Black, and others. Chock-full of rare backstage and concert footage, RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage leaves no stone unturned in its creation of an intimate portrait of these immensely talented and iconoclastic musicians.
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Director Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn
Producer Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn
Editor Mike Munn
Executive Producer Noah Segal, Pegi Cecconi, Shelley Nott, John Virant.
Writers Scot McFadyen, Sam Dunn, Mike Dunn
Cinematographer Martin Hawkes
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Winner of the 2010 Heineken Audience Award.
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