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Heartfelt Trailer for Musician Biopic 'Blaze' Directed by Ethan Hawke

Blaze Trailer

“You really should know who Blaze was…” IFC Films has debuted an official trailer for an indie musician biopic titled Blaze, telling the story of folk musicians Blaze Foley. The film is directed by Ethan Hawke (this is not his directorial debut, he has made a few films and a doc previously) and it first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year in competition. Ben Dickey stars as Blaze Foley, a musician originally from Arkansas, who is described as “the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson.” The full cast includes Alia Shawkat, Josh Hamilton, Laura Costine, and Charlie Sexton. The film won a Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting at Sundance for Dickey’s performance, which looks quite impressive. This is definitely worth a watch. ›››

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