22nd ATHENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Bang! The Bert Berns Story

22/9/2016, 19:30, Odeon Opera 2 23/9/2016, 19:30, Danaos 2 (P) 28/9/2016, 19:00, Odeon Opera 2

You are of course familiar with the legendary songs "Twist and Shout", "Piece of my Heart" and "Brown Eyed Girl". What you’re not familiar with is the man who inspired them: one of the greatest recording artists of the ‘60s, a man who managed to create 51 global hits in just 7 years. Despite the fact that his artistic trajectory was unluckier than Sixto "Sugarman" Rodriguez’s, now is the time to discover Bert Berns and his adventurous life, as it is meshed with the history of American pop, rock and soul music in a thrilling hour and a half.

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You are of course familiar with the legendary songs "Twist and Shout", "Piece of my Heart" and "Brown Eyed Girl". What you’re not familiar with is the man who inspired them: one of the greatest recording artists of the ‘60s, a man who managed to create 51 global hits in just 7 years. Despite the fact that his artistic trajectory was unluckier than Sixto "Sugarman" Rodriguez’s, now is the time to discover Bert Berns and his adventurous life, as it is meshed with the history of American pop, rock and soul music in a thrilling hour and a half.

Directors: Brett Berns, Bob Sarles
Screenwriter: Joe Selvin (Narration Written By)
DoP: Gil Gilbert, Aaron Medick
Music: Bert Berns, Barry Goldberg
Editor: Bob Sarles
Featuring: Paul McCartney, Van Morrison, Ben E. King, Ronald Isley, Solomon Burke

USA | 2016 | Color | DCP | 94' | English