While Martin Scorsese remains vague...
Lowri Williams

14:52 20th January 2005

Bob DylanDetails have emerged on the forthcoming documentary about he legendary Bob Dylan.

Martin Scorsese is the main man on this three hour feature titled, ‘No Direction Home’ which will premiere on US TV on July 13 and 14 reports Yahoo.

Speaking at a Television Critics Association session last Saturday Scorsese said: "It's nonfiction...maybe. With Bob Dylan, you never know."

The film will mainly focus on five years in Dylan’s life - from his arrival in New York in January 1961 to his mythical Woodstock motorcycle crash of July 1966.

It will draw upon 10 hours of news footage that features the singer/songwriter including testimonies from Joan Baez and Suze Rotolo, musicians Dave Van Ronk and Pete Seeger and poet Allen Ginsberg.

It will also include previously unseen footage, performances from the '63 and '64 Newport Folk Festivals and even some of Dylan’s home movies. There is also a clip from the Manchester Free Trade Hall performance that took place in 1966 when outraged folk fan Keith Butler shouted, "Judas!", seconds before Dylan and The Band launch into an electric version of ‘Like A Rolling Stone’.

Columbia Records, Dylan’s label are planning a two-CD set of previously unreleased music to coincide with the screening of the film.

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