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Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim focuses his probing lens on a subject that's decidedly less urgent but no less fascinating with this look at the electric guitar featuring Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, U2's the Edge, and the White Stripes' Jack White. Growing up, all three guitarists realized their rebellion through music: Page was attempting to subvert the sugary-sweet pop music of the 1960s, the Edge was hell-bent on making the guitar solos of the 1970s a distant memory, and White used his screeching strings to buzz out the droning bass machines of the 1980s. Later, Page makes his way to Headley Grange to revisit the birthplace of "Stairway to Heaven," The Edge digs out the original four-track rehearsals for "Where the Streets Have No Name" in Dublin, and White expresses his exuberance for revered bluesman Son House -- all the while displaying their deep love for their instrument of choice by permitting the viewer a rare chance to see them refining as-yet-unreleased material. When the trio comes together for a landmark jam session, their spectacularly diverse styles and instruments become just as apparent as the shared passion that binds them all together. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:August 14, 2009


Davis Guggenheim
Davis Guggenheim
Lesley Chilcott
Peter Afterman
Thomas Tull
Guillermo Navarro
Erich Roland
Margaret Yen
Musical Direction/Supervision
Greg Finton
Don Burt
Production Designer
Jimmy Page
Associate Producer
Erica Beaney
Associate Producer
Rebecca Hartzell
Associate Producer
Alba Tull
Associate Producer
Diana Derycz-Kessler
Associate Producer
Jay Pollack
Associate Producer
Michael Birtel
Associate Producer
Bert Ellis
Executive Producer
Cas Donovan
First Assistant Director
Wyatt Troll
Additional Cinematography
Sam Hope
Animation Producer
Lee Daniel
Additional Cinematography
Susan E. Novick
Post Production Supervisor
Emily Wolfe
Production Supervisor
Donal Gilligan
Additional Cinematography
Steve Tozzi
Title Design
Joel Dougherty
Sound Editor
Skip Lievsay
Supervising Sound Editor
Jason Ruder
Music Editor
Ivan Strasburg
Additional Cinematography
Tami Reiker
Additional Cinematography
Byron Wilson
Dialogue Editor