Cobain: Montage of Heck

Brett Morgen Long documentary - 2015 - 145 min.
Twelve plus
Drug and alcohol abuse
Foul language

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Exuberant documentary about Kurt Cobain, the legendary frontman of grunge band Nirvana, who committed suicide in 1994 at the age of 27. The film was made in collaboration with Cobain’s widow Courtney Love, who opened up the family archive for the makers. The title refers to a musical collage that Cobain produced on tape six years before his death. The archive footage and interview fragments have been enlarged with animated sequences of the team by Dutchman Hisko Hulsing.


Director(s) Brett Morgen
Script Brett Morgen
Producer(s) Brett Morgen
Danielle Renfrew Behrens
Production Company
HBO Documentary Films
Primary Wave Entertainment
Public Road Productions
Director of Photography
Eric Edwards
Jim Whitaker
Nicole Hirsch Whitaker
Joe Beshenkovsky
Brett Morgen
Production Country