'Sympathy For The Devil' Film Gets 50th Anniversary Reissue

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Sympathy for the Devil was a movie released in 1968 about The Rolling Stones. The film was originally titled One Plus One by director Jean-Luc-Godard. The movie, shot mostly in color, features the Rolling Stones at London's Olympic Sound Studios, rehearsing and recording the classic track. The film also reveals the band-drama with Brian Jones, as well as with the chaos of 1968. After the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in June of 1968 we see the Stones change the lyric from "who killed John F. Kennedy" to "who killed the Kennedys"

In honor of the film's 50th anniversary, its set to get a massive 4K restoration. Out October 5th on DVD, Blu-ray and digital, the reissue will include a behind-the-scenes documentary, interviews, and a new commentary track. There will also be a movie theater screenings in Los Angeles on September 7th, followed by a series of screenings from Sept. 13 to 19 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

You can see the trailer for the original 1968 film below.

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