George Michael documentary Freedom Uncut to tell the ‘complete story’ of the late singer’s life

A new full-length documentary about George Michael, Freedom Uncut, will be released this summer as a worldwide cinema event.

The late singer, who passed away on Christmas Day in 2016, aged just 53, was closely involved with the project before his death, providing narration for the film, which hits theaters on June 22.

Released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, the documentary gives fans the ‘complete story’ of the pop icon and an in-depth look behind the scenes of George’s tumultuous personal life offstage.

Coming Soon: A new full-length documentary about George Michael, Freedom Uncut, will be released this summer as a worldwide cinema event

Described as his “final work,” George Michael: Freedom Uncut will explore a series of exclusive personal archive footage charting the musician’s life from the release of his 1987 solo album Faith to the making of and release of its sequel in 1990. Up album Listen Without Prejudice: Vol 1.

It will also take a look at the heartbreak the star suffered over the loss of his first love Anselmo Feleppa – who died of an AIDS-related illness at age 36 – and the death of his beloved mother.

Additionally, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, also serves as a reminder of George’s incredible career, from his days in Wham! to his solo career.

New film: The late singer, who passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at just 53 years old, was closely involved with the project before his death and provided the narration for the film, which hits theaters on June 22

New film: The late singer, who passed away on Christmas Day 2016 at just 53 years old, was closely involved with the project before his death and provided the narration for the film, which hits theaters on June 22

A plethora of stars from the worlds of music and showbiz star in the documentary, including Sir Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Nile Rogers and Liam Gallagher.

Supermodels like Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz and Linda Evangelista are also in attendance.

The official synopsis for the position reads: ‘George offers an open and honest look at the two sides of life; his very public journey in his music career and also his personal life, a side the cameras have never really seen.

Feature: Released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, the documentary gives fans the 'complete story' of the pop icon and an in-depth look behind the scenes of George's tumultuous personal life offstage

Feature: Released by Sony Music Entertainment and Trafalgar Releasing, the documentary gives fans the ‘complete story’ of the pop icon and an in-depth look behind the scenes of George’s tumultuous personal life offstage

Interspersed with timeless duets with George’s favorite artists, the film explores how he influenced the cultural landscape of his generation as one of the world’s best-selling music artists of all time.

While David shared: ‘The film is George’s last work. Narrated by George himself, it is the complete story.

“George Michael was an inspiring artist whose story deserves to be shared on the big screen worldwide.”

Described as his “final work,” Life: George Michael: Freedom Uncut will explore a series of exclusive personal archive footage charting the musician’s life following the release of his 1987 solo album Faith.

Memories: In addition, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, is also a reminder of George's incredible career, from his days in Wham!  until his solo career

Memories: In addition, the posthumous release, directed by George and close friend David Austin, is also a reminder of George’s incredible career, from his days in Wham! until his solo career

Tom Mackay, President, Premium Content, Sony Music Entertainment, said of the film: “In honor of George’s birthday in June, we are excited to partner with David Austin and our partners at Trafalgar Releasing to give fans unprecedented access to his extraordinary life both on and off stage.’

Marc Allenby, CEO of Trafalgar Releasing, added: “We are proud to bring George Michael’s latest work to the big screen at this global cinema event.

“As an artist whose music will resonate for generations, this event will be a fitting tribute to George’s life and career, and give fans the chance to celebrate together in movie theaters around the world.”

Tickets are on sale in cinemas worldwide from Wednesday 27 April. Fans can sign up for more information at georgemichaelfreedomuncut.com.

His life: 'The official synopsis for the feature film reads: 'George offers an open and honest look at the two sides of life;  his very public journey in his music career and also his personal life, a side the cameras have never really seen'

His life: ‘The official synopsis for the feature film reads: ‘George offers an open and honest look at the two sides of life; his very public journey in his music career and also his personal life, a side the cameras have never really seen’

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