Rocketman

    Genre
    Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
  • Runtime
    121 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    USA, Canada, UK
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. "Taron Egerton, in a fantastic performance, doesn't impersonate Elton John, he becomes him; he doesn't lip-sync, he sings, making the songs matter in that moment in the story" (London Evening Standard). With Director Dexter Fletcher (EDDIE THE EAGLE) at its helm, ROCKETMAN is a stirring biopic that captures the highs and lows of its hero.
DIRECTED BY:
Dexter Fletcher
WRITTEN BY:
Lee Hall
CAST INCLUDES:
Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones

SYNOPSIS

Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it’s the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar.

Rocketman

    Genre
    Biography, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
  • Runtime
    121 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    USA, Canada, UK
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Dexter Fletcher
WRITTEN BY
Lee Hall
CAST INCLUDES
Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Gemma Jones
A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. "Taron Egerton, in a fantastic performance, doesn't impersonate Elton John, he becomes him; he doesn't lip-sync, he sings, making the songs matter in that moment in the story" (London Evening Standard). With Director Dexter Fletcher (EDDIE THE EAGLE) at its helm, ROCKETMAN is a stirring biopic that captures the highs and lows of its hero.

Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it’s the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar.

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