It’s about time we brought back into the blog newscycle, and for a good reason, too. We miss them. It’s been far too long since we danced to “” for the millionth time but still secretly wished and hoped they would just finally announce a tour so we can see that song performed some day. Or made a joke about them at the Burning Man trash fence (R.I.P.) but also kinda wondered, “wow, what if that actually happens sometime…”

No no, this time, it’s something different.

The official trailer for the new documentary, Daft Punk Unchained, was just released. Set to drop sometime this year, it’ll be the most in-depth look at the elusive duo that have had thus far, including moments on film some of the big names they jammed : , , , , etc.

Unchained | Trailer | BBC

No official release date yet, but we’ll definitely be watching for this one. It was directed by Hervé Delpierre.

Along the trailer some more info about the film was released:

The first ever documentary film on the most secretive duo in the world. The epic story of two uncompromising artists. With the participation of their closest collaborators and friends from to , , West, Michel Gondry, Paul Williams, Peter Lindbergh, Leiji Matsumoto and .

Daft Punk Unchained, directed by Hervé Delpierre, is the first film which explores an exceptional pop culture phenomenon of the last twenty years: Daft Punk. Between fiction and reality, magic and , theatricality and humility, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo have created a unique artistic universe. Throughout their career they have remained determined to control every link in the chain of their creative work. The film highlights key moments of their story, from their first school band in to their historic concert at in 2006 and their spectacular triumph at the 2014 for the album « ». In an era of globalisation and the expansion of social media, they have to show their own faces and they orchestrate every of their appearances as robots. The documentary includes archives of radio with Daft Punk, rare footage and exclusive with their friends and close collaborators from to Nile Rodgers, Giorgio Moroder, , Michel Gondry, Paul Williams, Peter Lindbergh, Leiji Matsumoto and .

A BBC Worldwide France production, 2015

Credits:
FEATURING Williams, , Nile Rogers, , Giorgio Moroder, Michel Gondry, Pete Tong, Leiji Matsumoto, Paul Williams, Peter Lindbergh, Joseph Trapanese, Pedro
DIRECTOR: Hervé Martin Delpierre
WRITERS: Hervé Martin Delpierre, Marina Rozenman
PRODUCER: Patrice Gellé – BBC Worlwide France
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Jean-Louis Blot – BBC Worlwide France

daft punk unchained poster


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