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The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson

Julien Temple updates the remarkable story of Dr Feelgood musician Wilko Johnson. Reflecting on his impending death following his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Johnson muses on the transformative power of mortality. Determined to live out his remaining months playing music, he records an album with Roger Daltrey in a mere eight days and embarks on a series of farewell tours. Yet, there is an unexpected twist in the tale, captured here by Julien Temple and interwoven with remarkable archive footage and music.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 Dec 2015 03:20


Role Contributor
PresenterJulien Temple
DirectorJulien Temple
ProducerJulien Temple