Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest
November 21, 2019
Across 2017 to 2018, Depeche Mode embarked on their Global Spirit Tour, in which they performed to more than three million fans at 115 shows across the globe.
This new, visually striking film—directed by award-winning filmmaker and longtime artistic collaborator Anton Corbijn—captures the energy and spectacle of the band's performance from the tour along with a deeper look into how their music and shows have been woven into the fabric of their fans' lives.
Through the deeply emotional stories of six special Depeche Mode fans, the film shows not only how and why the band's popularity and relevance has continued to grow over the course of their career, but provides a unique look into music's incredible power to build communities, enable people to overcome adversity, and create connections across the boundaries of language, location, gender, age, and circumstance.
Artfully shot and expertly edited, Depeche Mode: SPIRITS in the Forest goes beyond the typical concert film, weaving together exhilarating musical performances, filmed at the final shows of the Global Spirit Tourin Berlin's famed Waldbühne (Forest Stage), with intimate documentary footage filmed in fans' hometowns across the globe.
- Director: Anton Corbijn
- Principal Cast: Depeche Mode
- Year: 2019
- Running Time: 95 minutes
- Language: English