American Utopia (2020)

Biography, Music, Stage Play

Director: Spike Lee

Writer(s): David Byrne

Starring: David Byrne, Jacquelene Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stéphane San Juan, Angie Swan, Bobby Wooten III

Synopsis: The film version of the Broadway show “David Byrne’s American Utopia”. The play features the Talking Heads co-founder accompanied by 11 musicians from around the world performing songs from Byrne’s 2018 album American Utopia as well as hits from his Talking Heads and solo periods. READ REVIEW

Release Date: September 10, 2020 (Canada) | Length: 135 min | Genre: Biography, Music | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: To be an HBO production. Original announcement. The film is set to premiere at TIFF ’20. Also known as “David Byrne’s American Utopia”.