Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

  • Release Date: September 20, 2019 (limited)
  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Daniel Roher
  • Producer(s): Andrew Munger, Lana Belle Mauro, Sam Sutherland, Stephen Paniccia
  • Studio: White Pine Pictures
  • Length: 1h 40m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 82% Audience Score 90%


The story of Toronto-born musician Robbie Robertson, including his early life and the formation of The Band, one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music. 

The documentary combines archival footage, photography and some of The Band's most iconic songs. 

It also includes interviews with some of the biggest names in music, including Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and Peter Gabriel

Inspired by Robertson's 2016 autobiography: Testimony: A Memoir.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: This is a Canadian-funded and filmed production. Director Daniel Roher is Canadian and Robbie Robertson was born in Toronto.;


Robbie Robertson, Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Peter Gabriel, Taj Mahal, Dominique Robertson, Ronnie Hawkins
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