The feature documentary about John Farnham’s life and career, his journey to find an artistic voice and become one of Australia’s most beloved performers is coming to cinemas from May 18.
John Farnham: Finding the Voice tells the untold story of an Australian music icon.
In this first authorised biopic, the film follows Farnham’s life from the quiet suburbs of Melbourne to ‘60s pop fame, through incredible highs and lows, and ultimately to record-breaking success as ‘Australia’s Voice’.
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John Farnham was 38 years old when Whispering Jack was released. Nobody ever questioned that Farnham could sing — but the challenge to find his artistic voice and become Australia’s most trusted and beloved performer took half a lifetime. Whispering Jack is still the highest-selling Australian album of all time, and this powerful documentary tracks the personal and public journey that has made Farnham Australia’s greatest and most beloved musical artist.
Directed by Poppy Stockell, and featuring commentary by Olivia Newton-John, Jimmy Barnes, Celine Dion, Richard Marx, Robbie Williams, Darryl Braithwaite, Glenn and Gaynor Wheatley, James and Robert Farnham plus many more, John Farnham: Finding the Voice paints a vivid picture of his personal and professional life.
Along the way, the film shows how Farnham’s perseverance and dedication helped him overcome obstacles and cement his status as a beloved and enduring figure in Australian music history.
This is the must-see movie event in cinemas from May 18.
JOHN FARNHAM: FINDING THE VOICE Music From The Feature Documentary available May 19 through Wheatley Records / Sony Music Australia. Pre-order here.