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Spirits in the Forest

Spirits in the Forest is a movie starring Depeche Mode, Martin Gore, and Andrew Fletcher. A look at Depeche Mode's final moments of their 2017 Global Spirit Tour, featuring intimate stories from select fans.

Other Titles
Depeche Mode - Spirits in the Forest, Depeche Mode: 'Hinged metsas', Depeche Mode: Spirits in the Forest
Running Time
1 hours 23 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary, Music
Director
Anton Corbijn, John Merizalde, Pasqual Gutierrez, Anton Corbijn
Actors
David Gahan, Depeche Mode, Martin Gore, Andrew Fletcher
Country
USA
Year
2019
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A look at Depeche Mode's final moments of their 2017 Global Spirit Tour, featuring intimate stories from select fans.

Comments about documentary «Spirits in the Forest» (24)

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Sarah

The first "in the woods" documentary to be released on DVD is probably one of the most ambitious documentaries to date. The story of a group of three brothers who set up camp in the Canadian forests, it tells the story of their daily lives and how they are able to cope with life in the wilderness. The DVD is worth the price of admission alone as it contains two hours of interviews with the brothers, their parents, and a number of other participants. This film is a valuable document of a documentary made in Canada in 1987. The film is divided into four parts and each episode of the documentary is followed by an interview with a family member. The segments of the film are an insight into the brothers' lives in the forests, their parents, and the life in the community. A first-time DVD viewer should be well prepared for the story of the three brothers as this documentary contains an emotional tone throughout. This is an excellent and enlightening documentary and it should be a part of anyone's library.

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Jordan Morales

I know that they put a lot of time and effort into the film but I think it was kind of hard to understand at times. It was a lot more interesting than what they had made it out to be. There were some good music videos that played during the film but I don't think that it really summed up all of the songs. I do like the film but I don't think it really had all the songs they had originally intended. This was a good movie but it really left a lot to be desired.

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Keith H.

It is only fair to review this feature film here on IMDb so as to avoid any potential backlash to the film and its subject matter. It is an experience, not a film, and if you have the opportunity to see it, do so. This is a very difficult subject to get through, and yet the people that make films on the subject of these tragic stories are doing a lot of good. I saw this feature at a screening and it was the first time that I saw a feature film about the tragic story of Randy Chesnutt, one of the greatest children's musicians of all time. I was particularly moved by this film, and I want to know more about the history of the music and the subject of it. I want to learn more about the music, about Randy Chesnutt, and what it means to him and his family. I would like to know more about how this amazing story came to be, about the lives and loves of the people involved, and about the inspiration it has given the world. If you would like to see the feature film, it is a film that will stand the test of time, and will be enjoyed by generations to come.

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Lauren

What an interesting film! Not sure what to make of it as the subject is difficult. It is about the struggles faced by the UK Music Industry in the mid 80's and 90's. But more importantly it shows how artists like Billy Bragg, Little Richard, Roy Orbison, Richard Ayoade and others have fought to ensure that this industry survives and thrives. It also shows the struggles that many have faced in the US in the 90's. However, there is also some concern that the film has too many interviews with US Music Industry figures and it is perhaps not so balanced. But there is also a lot of insight into the UK Music Industry and the people who actually make the music. It is a fascinating story and I look forward to seeing more from the film makers.

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Andrea C.

In 1981, a group of German youths made a documentary called "Spirits in the Forest", which was based on their experience of being on a summer festival tour of a German disco in North Africa. The story was, like this documentary, basically a series of images taken during the summer of 1980. It showed scenes of the dance parties and the secluded German countryside. The story was, in fact, a good story of youth, but what was really interesting was that the film itself was made in 1981 and did not have anything to do with the early 80's. In the summer of 1980, in the North African desert, people had their own kind of desert which was different from the rest of the desert, in that it was the place where the sun never sets and is the only place where it rises again in the day time. The photographer-researcher was a very experienced person who worked in very difficult situations. He was asked to make the documentary in a time when the popularity of disco was high and when it was also about a time when life seemed to be easy. So, he took a lot of risks and, most of all, had to get permission from the concerned authority. He did not have this permission, of course, but it is worth mentioning that, as we know, he was lucky enough to have received it. But this was not the only risks he had to take. The director, who was a little over-confident, took risks also. The most important one was to make the film without any help from the government. That's something which the filmmaker should never forget. It would have been a mistake to assume that by not using any government-service, there would be no chance for the film to be made. The director took risks on many other occasions too, which, unfortunately, was not very lucky. When the film was released, the German government did not want to be seen to be accepting of the use of the disco as an inspiration for the youth of Germany. As a result, the German government did not have anything to do with this film. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was to blame, as it was responsible for the decision not to authorize the use of the disco as an inspiration for youth. This, I think, is the real reason why this film has not had a wide distribution in Germany, because most of the young people were only able to see the film as an example of how people could live together in the 1980's. In addition, the film, though important, is not very accurate. The summer of 1980 was not the only time when the desert was a place where people did not have electricity or air conditioning, but it was a more difficult time to live there. The life was not easy, and people were not

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Samuel

Movies are like music: there's a place where you can hide a lot of interesting information without people knowing about it. The fact that many people only watch music because it's the new thing, is the reason why this movie is being ignored. People are so consumed by seeing only the surface of the music industry that they don't realize that the main topic of this movie is the entire music industry and not just one single type of music. A person's whole personality can be associated to a specific type of music. It doesn't matter if you are a jazz fan or a rock fan. You will identify with the themes of the movie and you'll enjoy the way the filmmaker (Gael Garcia Bernal) talks about music and not just the surface of it.

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Roy Carr

Based on a book by the late Jack Kerouac, Spirits in the Forest follows Kerouac as he enters the psychedelic drugs of the 1970s, and then tries to make sense of it, both in his own life and in the lives of his friends and lovers. Kerouac's story is an allegory of the 1960s and the counterculture of the 1960s. Kerouac's writing is more literary than his life, and it takes his own perspective on things. For Kerouac, LSD was more of a tool than a drug. Kerouac also describes how his lifelong commitment to secularism as a Christian and a hippie influences his later religious philosophy. The music of Kerouac and the photographer Walter Isaacson is also a strong point of the documentary. It is one of the best examples of Kerouac's good intentions, and it really is a powerful document of the LSD era. I was not familiar with the director before seeing the film, but this is one of the best films I have ever seen about Kerouac. I can't imagine anyone else making this film, and it is a very good reason to watch it.

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Tammy

My friends and I were introduced to this movie at a festival, and it became a favorite. Now we are looking for a local venue to take it again, and hope to host it this summer in Southern California. We like the music, and the trailer is the best. The town was great, and I was actually really surprised at how open-minded the attendees were. In fact, they did an excellent job of ensuring we had our beers for the evening. The producers did a good job of making sure the DVD was always there for us, and we felt that the video was extremely well done. We are sure to find this movie again, and hope you will join us for it.

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Kyle C.

I saw this film at the 92nd Academy Awards and loved it. Some movies are just beautiful to watch and this is one of those films. In a period of time that was so quickly moving forward, it's still meaningful. The film is touching at times and the music is really something special. I was actually not a fan of Journey but I fell in love with this film. It was really an amazing experience. The director was a major influence on me and I think this film is more of a statement on the world we live in today than anything else. I feel it's not the best film of the year but it's still a great film. The film itself is a little hard to watch but that's because the film is so beautiful. It was a great performance by all of the cast. I'm not really the biggest fan of Tom Hanks but this was one of his best performances I've ever seen. I feel the film was a little preachy and I feel it was a little preachy but overall it's a great film.

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Johnny

After all the commotion surrounding J.P. Rosenberg's second film, No One Asked for This, we are still left to contemplate his work in the manner he originally intended, namely, with a camera trained on an altar, a priest, a woman, a person on a pew and a cross in the background. Not a good way to go, but, given the feeling of the whole thing, it is a method that is readily accepted by everyone, regardless of political affiliation. This movie can serve as a substitute for The Passion of the Christ. Here we are offered the hauntingly beautiful imagery of the Cross as it seems to be laid out on the altar, as well as the mystical beauty of the priests and altar boys. With the film, we are given the chance to actually see these images in a way that is almost dreamlike. The idea of witnessing the art of this holy man, rather than having it presented in such a traditional way is an intriguing way to go about things. As always, the images come through an abstract form, as if a form was put in front of them, like a paint brush, and then a new picture is drawn from the canvas. I have a feeling that this will be the case with some of the photos that are featured in this film, as we see an almost god-like image of Christ standing in front of the priests and altar boys, covered in blood. This image is painted out of the images that appear, and we see a new image come out. The question is: Is it better to have the priest, or the altar boy's? I think the idea is that it would be better to have the priest, because the image of Christ standing on the altar is a more powerful image, because it is based on what we see in the crucifixion, and that is a kind of self-knowledge. The altar boys are pictures of someone who is basically an observer, a person who has no experience of what is happening. This is why the priest looks into the pictures, and the priest has a vision of Christ, an image of Christ that he has never seen before. I find this very intriguing, as the priest and the altar boys seem to be doing this with the same sense of detachment that they had when they were in the torture chamber. The idea that there are no witnesses in this is very interesting to me, as this concept is hard to get around, especially in this age of media. I'm not saying that I didn't have some reservations with this movie, but I think it is a fascinating movie to see, and I found the camera shots very beautiful. The imagery was very beautiful, especially the landscape shots that showed the landscape from the church, with the picture of Christ standing in front of the priest, and

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Andrew O.

This documentary is a great example of how to approach an issue, by analyzing the substance rather than the style. The people who do not like this film are people who do not like music. People who like to sing along with the story but cannot understand how it was recorded. If you are an aspiring musician or aspiring to be one, you should see this film. There is something for everyone.

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Adam B.

What a wonderful thing it is to see people of all ages come together to enjoy a local historic or magical event. This was certainly one of those. The cast and crew of this film, as well as the dedicated volunteers, made this a wonderful experience. This movie was a delightful way to spend an evening. My family and I enjoyed this a great deal. I have seen many of the original movies from this production. They were always very enjoyable. I recommend this movie to anyone who is interested in any of the old classic films from this production. I loved this movie and will be sure to purchase this DVD when it becomes available. A great, fun, and uplifting way to spend a day.I highly recommend this production to anyone.

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Paul R.

I read an interview with Natalie Maines, a longtime Irish singer-songwriter who now writes music for films. She is touring with "The Girl in the River" at the moment and talked about how the band rehearsed for weeks, trying to nail the music down. As the movie began, I thought it was very interesting and a good first step. It does seem to come across as some strange, isolated place in Ireland, but then I learned that the band was all American citizens who had traveled to the country just to perform the songs. I think this film does a great job of showing the strange, almost surrealistic atmosphere. The use of a walking tour to the backstage area was very interesting, and it was nice to see the sets. I also liked how the songs were put together by musicologists, and how different pieces of music were assembled. The whole movie was very visually striking, and the score was very well done. I especially liked how the songs had the same musical feel as the film itself. I also thought the sound was very good. The music is definitely a musical, but the sound effects were very effective and added to the atmosphere. The fact that the band's vocals were recorded in English is also very interesting. Overall, this was a very good movie about an incredible band that is also famous for being famous. I was interested to see how the band did in the States, and I also liked how the band was presented.

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Karen S.

I recently saw this movie on DVD, and while it wasn't really the best, I found it fascinating and the movie was entertaining. It was filmed in such a way that you could not really tell if it was actually about a rock band, or a shaman. Although, the movie does talk about a rock band, it does not show them. The film shows you how the shaman is approached and how the band is approached. It does not show the actual band members in the movie. It also does not show what actually happens, and I found this very interesting. The film had a really good script and is very entertaining. It also has a good story line, and you can tell it was made for people who like to learn about shamanism. I would recommend this movie to anyone who is into rock music.

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Michelle

This documentary was an overall well-made experience. As an aficionado of the medium, I would have liked to have been exposed to more of the talent involved, but in that sense, it's a great achievement. The film does not just offer an overview of the major performances, it also shows the type of music, the approach, the techniques, the casting and of course, the inspiration that gave rise to the recordings. It also follows the recording process, and it certainly highlights the other side of the industry, the industry that the artists are becoming. It's amazing to watch the selection process, and how people would come in from all over the world to audition and the people in charge. I was quite surprised to see the majority of the music coming from very young children. I thought the quality of the music was the most impressive aspect of the film. The overall quality of the music was a huge boost to the overall quality of the film. It was great to see the development of the whole genre. I also think it's a great thing to see a film that is not based on some Hollywood production. I thought that the documentary format was the right one, because the film did not rely on some other narrative to tell its story. It's not the most known aspect of the music industry, but it does provide a different perspective and makes it much more enjoyable. Overall, I think it's a very interesting documentary, that should be watched by anybody who loves music or anyone who is interested in the history of music. If you are a music fan, you should definitely check this out, as it definitely gives you a great insight into the history of the music industry.

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Ann Cox

I found this film to be a fascinating and inspiring look into the creative process, using a period in music history that is usually taken for granted. It is a film that I would recommend to anyone who loves music, but is just a little too slow for the layperson. It does not give the whole story in its totality, but allows the viewer to draw their own conclusions. If you're interested in seeing a different type of film, this one might be just what you need. I found myself drawn into the creative process of the film's subjects. I would recommend this film to anyone, and would love to hear the music of the era. There are still plenty of great albums to be heard, which I personally hope to find. This film really did touch me, and I am so happy that I have the opportunity to see it. It was great to see many of the people in the movie, and heard their music in the film. There were so many people involved in this film, and I hope that it inspires people in the same way that it inspired me. This film is definitely not for the faint of heart. This is a film that you will want to have and watch again.

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Justin Stewart

The musical "Springtime for Hitler" (also known as "Seigfried's Dream") has inspired countless children and adults to sing along with the lyrics, "Only in America!" The musical came out in 1964, shortly after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The song was made into a motion picture, but the production was so much more than a hit. The film was shown in the United States and many other countries. It became a national anthem and a number one hit. When the film was brought out on video, it was picked up by a small independent video distributor, and soon became a multi-million dollar hit. There are three films about this famous event. "Springtime for Hitler" was one of them. "Springtime for Hitler" is the one I have watched. It is also the one I have heard the most about. The story begins in Berlin in 1944. A young man named Seigfried Wienbach (Sebastian Koch) is caught in the middle of the war. He has been the star of a German television show and his career has been doing well. He is about to marry the woman of his dreams, Mrs. F. Schramm (Pamela Hayward), but she is quite displeased with him. But he is too nice to her. There is the sound of the crashing of the planes, and the sound of the bombs falling. The film follows Seigfried and his family. He has three sisters, one of whom he married. The movie was adapted by Harvey Fierstein from the play "Springtime for Hitler" by Franz Schubert. Schubert's version was better than Fierstein's, but Schubert's was more of a political satire than a musical. The real story was much different. The play is about the relationship between the "good" Germans and the "bad" Germans. Fierstein adapted the play to film in the hopes that it would be more universally appealing. He hoped it would show the mistakes of the Germans in the war, and the flaws of the people in general. He hoped it would be a film that would inspire a national song. And it did. It was made into a hit. "Springtime for Hitler" was very successful in the United States. It was a number one movie and it got a lot of radio airplay. It also won several awards and was nominated for several. "Springtime for Hitler" is a musical that has been a part of my life. I was one of the children who sang along with the lyrics. I also loved the movie. It has become a part of my life and I still sing along with the lyrics to it. It is a great film that has become one of my favorites. I

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Steven

Greetings again from the darkness. Although this film may seem over-stuffed with tangents, as many of the people interviewed are big names in music and politics, there are only a few nods to the works of others. For example, the late Vangelis' composer on Godot's soundtrack, Joel Edgerton, provides a tribute to Led Zeppelin and Weezer. The music is actually quite good. The documentary plays off the score of the film, going from one "song" to another in a continuous loop, as well as the full-length works of composers and musicians (Zeppelin's song "Stairway to Heaven" is played off Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love"). But the real joy of this film is seeing all the music being produced, as well as the interviewees talking about their own music. All the singers, musicians, producers, and directors, the music is on display. And as for those who say that the music was not "real," think again. The musicians talk about the difficulties of recording on a smaller budget, and what a step up that was for them to have to compose in such a way that is harmonically and technically perfect, as they did. You get the idea. As for the director, Robin Schoelen, his comments were interesting, but somewhat dry, especially at the end when he described his approach to film. I was impressed by his performance of the piano concerto in the first piece, "Life for All of Us." He said he was moved to tears by it, and it has always been a favorite piece. You can tell that he has a great deal of feeling about the piece. As for the film, it shows you how much music can mean. Whether it's "How Do I Know," "Whole Lotta Love," or the Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," it's a delight to hear it performed. The women, some of whom played with the Beach Boys, also did a very good job, and you can see that they enjoy playing music. If you're looking for a documentary about a particular artist, you might want to check out "Before and After."

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Jack

Like most of the people who commented on this movie, I was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) through my father and mother. While I am not an active member of the church, I do enjoy their beliefs and activities. This movie provides a lot of information about the LDS church and the beliefs and activities that are held dear by members of the LDS church. The movie also does an excellent job of painting a picture of the pain that members go through when they are thrown into a difficult situation. It also does a good job of illustrating the blessings that the LDS church provides for members in their day-to-day lives. The movie was very well made and a must see for anyone interested in the LDS church. The movie is so great that I would recommend it to anyone who would like to learn more about the LDS church. I give it an 8/10.

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Jane

For the most part, the content of this documentary is the same as The Doors' They Didn't Start The Fire. However, some of the bits and pieces are not quite as solid. The scene in which they return to the graveyard is basically the same thing as when they went back to the Chapel. The reenactments of the first few shows of the Great White Brotherhood are the same as the reenactments of the Great White Brotherhood. There is a song about being a great White Brotherhood in this documentary, which is totally different than the song they did in the Great White Brotherhood. And, to be honest, there is a song in this documentary that is pretty much the same as the song they did in the Great White Brotherhood. That being said, the music in this documentary is not the best. The tracks from the White Brotherhood are great. The soundtrack is excellent. The movie is good, but the documentaries are not. And that is why I can give this documentary a 7 out of 10.

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Lisa

I've always felt that music is a form of medium for conveying emotion, and that this is particularly true for folk music. I'm glad that Tangerine Dream and the Smiths have become aware of this. Tangerine Dream's 1979 album "Slowhand" has had a huge influence on my personal musical tastes. I've listened to it countless times and still listen to it in the car on the way to and from the concert. Tangerine Dream's 2005 album "Lola" was another significant influence on my own musical tastes. I always loved the music of the Smiths, especially "Come Together" and "The Long & Winding Road." And now, "Lola" has been released. And what do I hear? "Lola" has the strength to reach all audiences and to reach its listeners. The Smiths still remain my favorite band. But that is only because of the music. "Lola" is the first album of Tangerine Dream and it is one of their greatest efforts to date. The album is presented as an extended version of the video documentary that Tangerine Dream did for their own "The Life of David Gale." The footage is interesting, but the best part of the movie is its soundtrack. Each song is put to the best possible use. The songs are placed so that the listener can follow the action in the movie. The audience is treated to two new songs, "There's No Place Like Home" and "We Don't Need Roads." "There's No Place Like Home" is a ballad that begins on a melancholy note and then moves into a bouncy dance-floor melody. "We Don't Need Roads" is a sort of ambient-like song. In the movie, it's an emotional journey for the character, Lola, and for the listener. And the final song, "Lola," is something that really doesn't have a good description, but that's what it is: an emotional journey. The actors in the movie are not perfect, but their performances are very impressive. I really felt like I was watching a concert from the Smiths. I wasn't disappointed by any of the performances. And I can't say the same about the actors in "Slowhand." But that's what made me truly appreciate the Smiths. "Slowhand" was a little different than the songs I've heard from Tangerine Dream. And this is definitely one of the better Smith albums of the year. And for those who are not fans of the Smiths, you might not like the songs that Tangerine Dream put to use. But for those who are fans, you'll certainly enjoy the songs that Tangerine Dream put to use. "Lola" is a great addition to

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Karen Morgan

I've had this on my shelves for about 3 years now. I had no idea what to expect when I first saw it. In hindsight, I can't believe how much I enjoyed this documentary. I'm not much of a fan of Mr. Young, so when I was able to find a copy at the library for under a dollar, I thought it was worth a shot. The cover of the video is appealing, so I decided to get it and view it. What I got was a glimpse into the life of a young man who creates a music, writes lyrics and takes music lessons to become the best songwriter in the world. This is a well-rounded portrait of a young man with an amazing story. I believe that any fan of musicals or of music in general will be taken with this film. It tells the story of a young man who's talent is only beginning to grow. He doesn't have the full potential of his talent yet, but he's learning all the right things to get there. The fans of this film will get an inside look into what it takes to become a great musician, and what he has to go through to reach his potential. It's an inspiring story, and I was so excited to see it. I highly recommend this documentary.

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Johnny

I really enjoy this film, and I think the ending could have been better. The forest is perfect and the story of the story behind the forest is fascinating and powerful. The lighting is perfect, the footage is excellent. If you are a movie buff, this is one of the best documentaries of the last decade. However, if you are not a movie buff, you might not like it.

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Frances

I came across this documentary on the History Channel and it is surprisingly well done. It tells of the 1965 Woodstock Festival in New York City and the responses of the participants. It is an interesting look at the attitudes of the participants and the government officials. The music is a lot of fun to listen to and there is a great performance of 'The Grateful Dead' by the Woodstock Express, which is a perfect choice for a movie such as this. The Festival is not mentioned in the film but it is clear that the Woodstock Festival was a huge success. I found this film very informative and interesting.