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Film / Rocketman (2019)

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"You could be the bestselling artist in America if you desire."
"There are moments in a rock star's life that define who he is. Where there is darkness there is now you, and it's going to be a wild ride."
John Reid

Rocketman is a 2019 biographical film directed by Dexter Fletcher (who finished the filming of Bohemian Rhapsody) and starring Taron Egerton. It was partly produced by Elton John and David Furnish.

Taking inspiration from the life and career of Elton John, the film tracks his rise to fame as he struggles with his sexuality and substance abuse.

Not to be confused with RocketMan, the Disney film about a mission to Mars.

Previews: Teaser, Trailer.


Rocketman contains examples of:

Elton John: Maybe I should have tried to be more ordinary.
Bernie Taupin: You were never ordinary.


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