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Amassing over 5.5 million viewers to-date, the Emmy Award-winning The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart is one of HBO's most watched documentaries. Now, relive the past through a whole new lens as fans of all generations can get to know the iconic trio like never before.
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Frank Marshall ("Arachnophobia," "Eight Below") chronicles the triumphs and hurdles of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, otherwise known as the Bee Gees. The filmwas an official selection of the 2020 Telluride Film Festival. Frank Marshall also produces alongside Nigel Sinclair and Jeanne Elfant Festa, part of the award-winning team behind HBO's "The Apollo" and "George Harrison: Living in the Material World," and Mark Monroe. The film is a Polygram Entertainment presentation of a Kennedy/Marshall and White Horse Pictures production in association with Diamond Docs.
The Bee Gees, who found early fame in the 1960s, went on to write over 1,000 songs, including twenty #1 hits throughout their storied career. The film follows the iconic trio's meteoric rise as they rode the highs of fame and fortune, negotiated the vagaries of the ever-shifting music business and navigated the complexities of working so intimately alongside family.
The critically acclaimed documentary is an intimate exploration of the Gibb story, featuring revealing interviews with oldest brother Barry and archival interviews with the late twin brothers Robin and Maurice. The film features a wealth of never-before-seen archival footage of recording sessions, concert performances, television appearances and home videos, as well as interviews with musicians Eric Clapton, Noel Gallagher, Nick Jonas, Chris Martin, Justin Timberlake, music producer Mark Ronson, singer Lulu, record company executive Bill Oakes, among others.
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart: Polygram Entertainment presents a Kennedy/Marshall Company and White Horse Pictures production in association with Diamond Docs. Director of photography, Michael Dwyer; supervising producer, Aly Parker; executive producers, David Blackman, Jody Gerson, Steve Barnett, Nicholas Ferrall, Cassidy Hartmann, Ryan Suffern; written by Mark Monroe; edited by, Derek Boonstra and Robert A. Martinez; produced by Nigel Sinclair, Jeanne Elfant Festa, Mark Monroe and Frank Marshall; directed by Frank Marshall.