Opening Night Gala: Rocketman

Dexter Fletcher

Dexter Fletcher

Director

Country

United Kingdom

Format

Feature film

Year

2019

Duration

2 h 0 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Stream

Galas and Special Presentations

Interests

Fashion, Gay, Performing Arts

Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.

The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.

Rocketman also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.

Thu May 23, 7:30 pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox 1
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON
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