The Buddy Holly Story (1978) Steve Rash, Gary Busey, Don Stroud, Charles Martin Smith

The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
A chronicle of the rise and brief career of rock ‘n’ roll star Buddy Holly (Gary Busey), who aspires to play music the way he wants it to sound. Holly and his band, the Crickets, are first invited to record in Nashville, where they encounter creative differences with the producing staff. Later they play a major booking at the Apollo Theater, scheduled there under the mistaken assumption that they’re a black band. Holly’s career eventually goes solo – until the tragic day the music dies.

This film set the standard for all rock biopics to follow. It accomplished this through the energetic performances of the leads, the steadiness of the camera-work (avoiding ‘rock-video’ clichés that were actually invented for the Beatles in their first two films), tight editing, and a non-judgmental presentation of the star as human being rather than symbol or god (or demon). Yes, there are minor holes in the plot, and incidental details that are a little unnecessary, and there will always be debate between families of those personally involved as to specifics. But the issue here, as in the much more recent “I walk the Line” or Carpenter’s famed TV Elvis biopic of the same era, is whether the meaning of the performer’s life, in its time and place, as a catalyst for fans’ ideals and appreciation, is made manifest in the performance, and this is clearly the case here. We come away from this movie understanding not only how Buddy Holly became a star, but why. I don’t see what else one could want from the film.

Also Known As (AKA): El show de Buddy Holly, A História de Buddy Holly, Die Buddy Holly Story

The Buddy Holly Story (1978) 1

IMDB

BRRip 720p | MKV | 1280 x 720 | x264 @ 2560 Kbps | 1h 54mn | 2.55 GB
Audio: English AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps + Commentary track | Subs: English (embedded)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music | Director: Steve Rash

download rarefilm

The.Buddy.Holly.Story.1978.720p.mkv

Random posts

The Boys in the Band (1970) William Friedkin, Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey
Daisy Miller (1974) Peter Bogdanovich, Cybill Shepherd, Barry Brown, Cloris Leachman, Drama, Romance
The Family That Preys (2008) Tyler Perry, Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, Sanaa Lathan
The Dragon of Evil Against the Warrior Saint (1969) Glauber Rocha, Maurício do Valle, Odete Lara, Othon Bastos, Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Kousatsu / The Strangling (1979) Kaneto Shindô, Kô Nishimura, Nobuko Otowa, Tsutomu Kariba, Drama
Foreign Parts (2010) Verena Paravel, J.P. Sniadecki
Far North (2007) Asif Kapadia, Michelle Yeoh, Michelle Krusiec, Sean Bean, Crime, Drama, Romance
Niu pi / Oxhide (2005) Huifen Jia, Jiayin Liu, Zaiping Liu, Drama, Arthouse
Reform Girl (1933) Sam Newfield, Noel Francis, Richard ‘Skeets’ Gallagher, Hale Hamilton
Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986) Adrian Lyne, Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton
Gouttes d’eau sur pierres brûlantes / Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000) François Ozon
Otôto / Her Brother (1960) Kon Ichikawa, Keiko Kishi, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Kinuyo Tanaka, Drama
Chastity (1969) Alessio de Paola, Cher, Barbara London, Steve Whittaker
Ship of Fools (1965) Stanley Kramer, Vivien Leigh, Simone Signoret, José Ferrer, Drama, Romance, War
Eaux profondes (1981) Michel Deville
Ellery Queen: Don’t Look Behind You (1971) Barry Shear, Peter Lawford, Harry Morgan, E.G. Marshall, Drama, Mystery
The Captivating Star of Happiness (1975) Vladimir Motyl, Irina Kupchenko, Aleksey Batalov, Natalya Bondarchuk
Madonna of the Seven Moons (1945) Arthur Crabtree, Phyllis Calvert, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc, Drama, Mystery
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) Terry O. Morse, Roger Pryor, Lucile Fairbanks, Eddie Foy Jr.
A Judgement in Stone (1995) Claude Chabrol, Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset
Into Thin Air (1985) Roger Young, Ellen Burstyn, Robert Prosky, Sam Robards, Drama
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993) Peter Medak, Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood, Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
White Slaves of Chinatown (1964) Joseph P. Mawra, Audrey Campbell, Marlaina Abbie, Gigi Darlene, Crime, Drama
Hotline (1982) Jerry Jameson, Lynda Carter, Steve Forrest, Granville Van Dusen
300 hommes / 300 Souls (2014) Aline Dalbis, Emmanuel Gras, Documentary, Biography
Francesca (2009) Bobby Paunescu, Monica Barladeanu, Dorian Boguta, Luminita Gheorghiu, Drama
White Night (2007) Jannik Johansen, Lars Brygmann, Anne Sofie Espersen, Morten Grunwald