Where this music icon found inspiration


The HBO documentary "David Bowie: The Last Five Years" provides a portrait of Bowie’s last creative projects, the albums “The Next Day” and “Black Star,” his bucket list musical, “Lazarus,” and his final music videos.

Director Francis Whately talked to "Salon Talks" about the experience of assembling rarely seen Bowie interviews, archival footage, audio from the recording sessions for “The Next Day” and “Blackstar,” and receiving unprecedented access to Bowie’s closest friends and collaborators.

In the end though, what stood out to Whately, he revealed to Salon, was Bowie's devotion to curiosity and unique experiences, even into his final days.

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