Kurt on Film: A Guide to Cobain's Cinematic Legacy

From 'Montage of Heck' to "inspired by" movies, here's a complete breakdown of the Nirvana singer's screen appearances

'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' (2015)

The unanimous acclaim that greeted Brett Morgen's documentary after its Sundance Film Festival premiere last January tells you all you need to know about the first Cobain film made with complete cooperation from Courtney Love. Packed with heartbreaking never-before-seen home movies and lots of Kurt's own tape recordings, journals and drawings — as well as interviews with close friends and family — this intimate look at the man behind the music presents offers an unprecedented peek into his life. Not only is this the definitive film about the singer, it's on a shortlist of the best music documentaries of all time. This is the Gimme Shelter that Cobain's life has long deserved.

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