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Director Tim Pope confirmed upcoming film about The Cure’s 2018 Hyde Park concert will be released this summer

Tim Pope today confirmed that a film about the 2018 Hyde Park concert will be released this summer. Earlier this year the director teased a shares teaser of new documentary on The Cure.

The Band with such classics as ‘A Forest’ and ‘Friday I’m in Love’ celebrated 40 years since the release of their debut single ‘Killing an Arab’ last year with their Hyde Park show last year. This year the band are due to headline Glastonbury along with The Killers.

Pope, now confirmed to day that a film will be released that will focus in on the band’s Hyde Park show this summer. He took to Twitter to write:

“Yes, it’s true what Robert has announced – that our film of Hyde Park will hit cinemas in early summer.

“A global release, it marks the first time to see The Cure on the big screen since ‘Orange.’ I shot it in groovy 4K and we mixed at Abbey Road in glorious 5:1 surround sound.”

He added: “No point to say more for now, but we have worked long and hard on this to give a truly cinematic experience. Just a couple of screen grabs to whet your appetite. More announcements to come in next few weeks.”

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