*****Online.comA concert film focusing on a historic 1986 performance ***** gave in Budapest, Hungary, during the band's final tour with late frontman Freddie Mercury will be shown in select U.S. theaters on three different days next month. Hungarian Rhapsody: ***** Live in Budapest '86 will feature 5.1 surround sound audio and digitally re-mastered footage of the show, which took place in front of a crowd of 80,000 at the city's Nepstadion.
Hungarian Rhapsody begins with a new 25-minute documentary following ***** in the months after their famed 1985 set at the Live Aid festival at London's Wembley Stadium through to their Budapest show in July of '86. The introductory flick, which was produced especially for the theatrical screenings, boasts rare and previously unreleased scenes of the band members on tour and in the rehearsal studio. The concert itself features ***** performing many of its best-loved tunes, including "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" and "We Are the Champions."
"We're delighted that ***** fans across the world will finally have the chance to relive this amazing moment for the band," ***** guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor say in a joint statement. "The concert looks fantastic on the cinema screen in all its digitally re-mastered glory and the documentary does a great job of setting the scene -- it really was an extraordinary time in the band's history."
The movie will be screened in stateside cinemas on September 20, 23 and 27. Visit *****OnScreen.com to find out more details about the venues and dates of the various screenings.
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