| This two-disc special edition leaves no stone unturned in the quest to discover the truth about the singer’s apparent suicide. Following the death of Cobain in April 1994, Halperin began an investigation into previously unreleased police reports, speaking to private investigator Tom Grant, and lawyers closest to the case. The resulting documentary scratches the surface of intrigue and offers an exhaustive and comprehensive alternative to the official verdict of suicide, pronounced by the Los Angeles police. |
The extra features showcase some of the most interesting aspects of the documentary including unheard audio recordings of Cobain and his wife Courtney Love as well as interviews with Kurt’s friends and grandfather. The secret diaries of teenage copycat suicides are also included as are the opinions of forensic experts, commenting on the likelihood that Cobain was murdered; Halperin’s documentary truly makes a fascinating viewing experience.
The cobain case: life & death of a rock icon is available to buy from 20th June 2005 from Rottin' Rolling Films and Paramount Home Entertainment on DVD (RRP 19.99). Exempt from certification.
DVD TECHNICAL DETAILS
TITLE THE COBAIN CASE: LIFE & DEATH OF A ROCK ICON
FORMAT 2 disc DVD boxset
RELEASE DATE 20th June 2005
RRP DVD (RRP 19.99)
RUNNING TIME 64 minutes approx.
SPECIAL FEATURES Over two and half hours of material, including: Exclusive conversations with Courtney Love
Conversations with Tom Grant – licensed private investigator
Interviews with Kurt Cobain
Interviews with Kurt’s grandfather, Leyland Cobain
Forensic experts comments on the likelihood that Cobain was murdered
Interviews with Cobain’s friends
Secret diaries of teenagers who committed copycat suicides shortly after Kurt Cobain died