Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Spotlight Documentary

World Premiere

FEATURE | USA | 117 MINUTES

BRIAN WILSON: LONG PROMISED ROAD

Documentary, Music, Biography

When Rolling Stone editor and longtime friend Jason Fine drops by the L.A. home of songwriter, producer and Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, Fine suggests they cruise around the city he knows so well to visit old haunts and give Brian the opportunity to reflect on his life and music. They first head to Paradise Cove - photo session site for the Beach Boys’ first LP - then to Hollywood, Malibu, and the stomping grounds of hometown Hawthorne. Spontaneously “spinning” Mp3s of his favorite cuts along the way, Brian delves into his childhood, his contentious relationship with dad Murray, the nine-year “prison sentence” under the “guidance” of Dr. Landy, his struggles with depression and mental illness, his love for brothers Dennis and Carl, and the many recording sessions. Weighing in are admirers and those close to him, including Al Jardine, Don Was, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John and Linda Perry. Punctuated with memorable concert, studio and interview footage and graced by the new song “Right Where I Belong,” recorded specifically for this film, this entertaining, informative, at times heart-tugging road trip provides both a first-hand, intimate look into Wilson’s storied life and further inspiration to anyone who has been touched by his music.— Brian Gordon


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Brent Wilson

In addition to directing Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road, Brent Wilson (no relation) brings 25 years’ worth of commitment and passion to his projects, which include the award-winning WWII documentary, A Gathering of Heroes: The Last Reunion and an homage to Doo-Wop music, Streetlight Harmonies.

Director
Brent Wilson
Producer
Tim Headington, Theresa Steele Page, Brent Wilson
Screenwriter
Brent Wilson, Jason Fine
Cinematographer
Maximilian Schmige, George Dougherty, David West
Editor
Hector Lopez
Executive Producer
Brian Wilson, Melinda Wilson, Jason Fine
Associate Producer
Nate Kamiya
Co-Producer
Jean Sievers
Cast
Brian Wilson, Bruce Springsteen, Sir Elton John, Linda Perry, Jim James, Nick Jonas, Gustavo Dudamel

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Rob Scheer
Brigade
New York, NY 10009
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International Sales Contact
Nate Kamiya
Ley Line Entertainment
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 213 493 3957
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Print Source
Nate Kamiya
Ley Line Entertainment
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 213 493 3957
nkamiya@leylineentertainment.com
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Los Angeles, CA 90067
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