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Distant Sky – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Live in Copenhagen (15)

Nick Cave on stage in Copenhagen

Recorded at Copenhagen’s Royal Arena in October 2017, Distant Sky captures an extraordinary and triumphant live concert from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.

Due to demand, an additional screening of Distant Sky on Sat 14 Apr will be available to book from Wed 11 Apr at 11.30am.

Performing new album Skeleton Tree’s exquisite compositions alongside their essential catalogue, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ first shows in 3 years provoked an ecstatic response in fans, critics and band alike, renewing a profound and intimate relationship wherever they played.

The band’s acclaimed tour started in Australia in January 2017 before tearing across the USA and ending in Europe, with some of the best reviews of their decorated career.

Directed by award winning filmmaker David Barnard.

★★★★★ “An extraordinary response to the unimaginable” The Telegraph

★★★★★ “Joyous and unexpectedly triumphant” The Guardian

★★★★★ “Tense and thunderous at times, tender and cathartic at others. It’s masterful” The Independent

Please note there are no ads or trailers before this film. It starts promptly at 8.45pm on Thursday and 8.35pm on Saturday.

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UK 2018 Dir David Barnard 143 min 


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