The first trailer from the documentary about the Australian musician Michael Hutchence who co-founded the famous rock band INXS has been released. The documentary title is Mystify – A Musical Journey With Michael Hutchence. The public release date is now known yet. Currently it is shown in festivals only. It is confirmed that the documentary will air on BBC. Jan Younghusband from BBC Music commented about the movie:
Michael Hutchence was one of the most influential and charismatic rock stars of the modern era, and I’m delighted that this moving documentary will air on BBC2.
Michael Hutchence was the lead singer of the band from 1977 until his tragic death. The documentary will show the music icon’s life until he was found dead in November 1997. He was only 37 years old when he was found dead in his hotel room and later officially announced that the reason was suicide.
Famous Australian-British singer Kylie Minogue talks about details of their relationship with Michael Hutchence. The famous model Helena Christensen explains how how Michael Hutchence was changed after being attacked by a taxi driver in 1992. She says that he got brain injury from the serious attack and as a result, he lost both the sense of smell and taste which made him “dark and angry”.
Some family members and close friends also participate in the documentary. In addition, Bono and the remaining INXS members are in the documentary. The documentary was written and directed by Richard Lowenstein.
The soundtrack to Mystify – A Musical Journey With Michael Hutchence will be released on July 5. You can watch the trailer below.