Rose Theatre

Blaze - Rose Theatre - Ends Tuesday 12/18

Blaze - Rose Theatre - Ends Tuesday 12/18

Rose Theatre or Rosebud Theatre Playing in the Rose Theatre or Rosebud Cinema
Tue, 12/18 4:30, 7:30
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"At its best, BLAZE feels like a cinematic translation of not just Blaze Foley’s life but his music, anchored by two incredibly likable, lived-in performances." — RogerEbert.com

BLAZE is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. The different strands explore his love affair with Sybil Rosen; his last, dark night on earth; and the impact of his songs and his death had on his fans, friends, and foes. The braided storyline terminates in a bittersweet ending that acknowledges Blaze’s profound highs and lows, as well as the impressions he made on the people who shared his journey. Directed by Ethan Hawke.