Nick Cave

Nicholas Edward Cave is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. He has appeared in some 15 feature films and video shorts, plus a heap of documentaries. Nick Cave has also composed a large number of scores, some of them with his musical partner Warren Ellis.

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Ghosts... of the Civil Dead (1988)

The inmates and guards of a modern, clean and efficient maximum security wing are slowly and increasingly brutalized until they erupt in violence. Dark and macabre, and based in truth, the story is told in a traditional dramatic style combined with telephone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  David Field  •  Mike Bishop  •  Chris DeRose  •  Kevin Mackey

The inmates and guards of a modern, clean and efficient maximum security wing are slowly and increasingly brutalized until they erupt in violence. Dark and macabre, and based in truth, the story is told in a traditional dramatic style combined with telephone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  David Field  •  Mike Bishop  •  Chris DeRose  •  Kevin Mackey

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

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Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill James, their murderous action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill James, their murderous action ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

Wings of Desire (1987)

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Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Bruno Ganz  •  Otto Sander  •  Solveig Dommartin  •  Curt Bois

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Bruno Ganz  •  Otto Sander  •  Solveig Dommartin  •  Curt Bois

Johnny Suede (1991)

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Calvin Levels  •  Catherine Keener  •  Nick Cave

A struggling young musician and devoted fan of Ricky Nelson wants to be just like his idol and become a rock star.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Calvin Levels  •  Catherine Keener  •  Nick Cave

20.000 Days on Earth (2014)

A semi-fictionalized documentary about a day in the life of Australian musician Nick Cave's persona.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Forsyth  •  Jane Pollard
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Blixa Bargeld  •  Warren Ellis  •  Susie Bick

A semi-fictionalized documentary about a day in the life of Australian musician Nick Cave's persona.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Iain Forsyth  •  Jane Pollard
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Blixa Bargeld  •  Warren Ellis  •  Susie Bick

If I Should Fall from Grace: The Shane MacGowan Story (2001)

Music videos and archived footage supplement recent interviews in this documentary of ex-Pogues singer Shane MacGowan. We follow his life from the early days in Ireland and England, through his formation of - and later dismissal from - The Pogues, to his new band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sarah Share
CAST:  Shane MacGowan  •  Nick Cave  •  Victoria Clarke  •  Maurice MacGowan

Music videos and archived footage supplement recent interviews in this documentary of ex-Pogues singer Shane MacGowan. We follow his life from the early days in Ireland and England, through his formation of - and later dismissal from - The Pogues, to his new band ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sarah Share
CAST:  Shane MacGowan  •  Nick Cave  •  Victoria Clarke  •  Maurice MacGowan

Autoluminescent: Rowland S. Howard (2011)

From myth to legend Rowland Howard appeared on the early Melbourne punk scene like a phantom out of Kafkaesque Prague or Bram Stoker’s Dracula. A beautifully gaunt and gothic aristocrat, the unique distinctive fury of his guitar style shot him directly into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynn-Maree Milburn  •  Richard Lowenstein
CAST:  Rowland S. Howard  •  Genevieve McGuckin  •  Nick Cave  •  J.P. Shilo

From myth to legend Rowland Howard appeared on the early Melbourne punk scene like a phantom out of Kafkaesque Prague or Bram Stoker’s Dracula. A beautifully gaunt and gothic aristocrat, the unique distinctive fury of his guitar style shot him directly into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lynn-Maree Milburn  •  Richard Lowenstein
CAST:  Rowland S. Howard  •  Genevieve McGuckin  •  Nick Cave  •  J.P. Shilo

The Story of Fairytale of New York (2005)

A look at the creation of The Pogues' song "Fairytale of New York".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Mattingly
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Shane MacGowan  •  Jem Finer  •  Spider Stacy

A look at the creation of The Pogues' song "Fairytale of New York".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Mattingly
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Shane MacGowan  •  Jem Finer  •  Spider Stacy

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: The Videos (1998)

A collection of the best of music videos by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds from 1984 to 1997, all with a "making of" commentary. Each of them excellent, despite the band's obvious dislike of making videos, welcoming every chance to get out of it. Tracklist: 1. Stagger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Thomas Wydler  •  Martyn P. Casey  •  Conway Savage

A collection of the best of music videos by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds from 1984 to 1997, all with a "making of" commentary. Each of them excellent, despite the band's obvious dislike of making videos, welcoming every chance to get out of it. Tracklist: 1. Stagger ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hillcoat
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Thomas Wydler  •  Martyn P. Casey  •  Conway Savage

The Work of Director Anton Corbijn (2005)

Legendary photographer and director Anton Corbijn is responsible for many of the most indelible and important images of the past two and a half decades. His recently released book U2 & I is a photographic retrospective of his 25 year collaboration with U2. Later ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anton Corbijn
CAST:  Bono  •  David Sylvian  •  Anton Corbijn  •  Nick Cave

Legendary photographer and director Anton Corbijn is responsible for many of the most indelible and important images of the past two and a half decades. His recently released book U2 & I is a photographic retrospective of his 25 year collaboration with U2. Later ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anton Corbijn
CAST:  Bono  •  David Sylvian  •  Anton Corbijn  •  Nick Cave

The Old, Weird America: Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music (2007)

The Old, Weird America tracks the history of the Anthology of American Folk Music from its initial compilation of 78 records from rural Americana to its 1952 release on Folkways Records, the urban folk revival of the 1960s, and its continuing influence on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rani Singh
CAST:  Beck  •  Nick Cave  •  Elvis Costello  •  David Johansen

The Old, Weird America tracks the history of the Anthology of American Folk Music from its initial compilation of 78 records from rural Americana to its 1952 release on Folkways Records, the urban folk revival of the 1960s, and its continuing influence on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rani Singh
CAST:  Beck  •  Nick Cave  •  Elvis Costello  •  David Johansen

The Cat Piano (2009)

A city of singing cats is preyed upon by a shadowy figure intent on performing a twisted feline symphony.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eddie White  •  Ari Gibson
CAST:  Nick Cave

A city of singing cats is preyed upon by a shadowy figure intent on performing a twisted feline symphony.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eddie White  •  Ari Gibson
CAST:  Nick Cave

All Tomorrow's Parties (2009)

All Tomorrow's Parties is a 2009 documentary film directed by All Tomorrow's People and Jonathan Caouette covering the history of the long running All Tomorrow's Parties music festival. Described as a "post-punk DIY bricolage", the film was created using footage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Caouette
CAST:  Jarvis Cocker  •  David Cross  •  Jerry Garcia  •  Daniel Johnston

All Tomorrow's Parties is a 2009 documentary film directed by All Tomorrow's People and Jonathan Caouette covering the history of the long running All Tomorrow's Parties music festival. Described as a "post-punk DIY bricolage", the film was created using footage ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Caouette
CAST:  Jarvis Cocker  •  David Cross  •  Jerry Garcia  •  Daniel Johnston

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man (2006)

Poet, singer / songwriter and ladies man Leonard Cohen is interviewed in his home about his life and times. The interview is interspersed with archive photos and exuberant praise and live perfomances from an eclectic mix of musicians, including: Jarvis Cocker, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lian Lunson
CAST:  Leonard Cohen  •  Martha Wainwright  •  Rufus Wainwright  •  Beth Orton

Poet, singer / songwriter and ladies man Leonard Cohen is interviewed in his home about his life and times. The interview is interspersed with archive photos and exuberant praise and live perfomances from an eclectic mix of musicians, including: Jarvis Cocker, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lian Lunson
CAST:  Leonard Cohen  •  Martha Wainwright  •  Rufus Wainwright  •  Beth Orton

The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez (2016)

A man and a woman share their musings on love and freedom one summer night. The couple’s conversation meanders through memories, unspoken desires and passion through poetic dialogue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Reda Kateb  •  Sophie Semin  •  Jens Harzer  •  Nick Cave

A man and a woman share their musings on love and freedom one summer night. The couple’s conversation meanders through memories, unspoken desires and passion through poetic dialogue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Reda Kateb  •  Sophie Semin  •  Jens Harzer  •  Nick Cave

One More Time with Feeling (2016)

Documents the writing, recording and performing of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Susie Bick  •  Earl Cave  •  Warren Ellis

Documents the writing, recording and performing of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Nick Cave  •  Susie Bick  •  Earl Cave  •  Warren Ellis

Prophet's Prey (2015)

Filmmaker Amy Berg sheds light on the sexual, financial and spiritual abuses heaped upon members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by their former leader, Warren Jeffs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy J. Berg
CAST:  Sam Brower  •  Nick Cave  •  Andrew Chatwin  •  Lori Chatwin

Filmmaker Amy Berg sheds light on the sexual, financial and spiritual abuses heaped upon members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by their former leader, Warren Jeffs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy J. Berg
CAST:  Sam Brower  •  Nick Cave  •  Andrew Chatwin  •  Lori Chatwin

B-Movie: Lust & Sound in West-Berlin (2015)

Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything seemed possible. B-Movie is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klaus Maeck  •  Jörg A. Hoppe  •  Heiko Lange
CAST:  Mark Reeder  •  Gudrun Gut  •  Blixa Bargeld  •  Nick Cave

Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything seemed possible. B-Movie is a fast-paced collage of mostly unreleased film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Klaus Maeck  •  Jörg A. Hoppe  •  Heiko Lange
CAST:  Mark Reeder  •  Gudrun Gut  •  Blixa Bargeld  •  Nick Cave

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Austin City Limits (2014)

Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group’s set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest Push the Sky Away.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Nick Cave

Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group’s set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest Push the Sky Away.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Nick Cave

No Wave - Underground '80: Berlin - New York (2009)

the connections and energy flow between the various artists populating the 1980s sub-cultures of New York and Berlin. Features Jim Jarmusch, Lydia Lunch, Blixa Bargeld, Alex Hacke, Gudrun Gut, Nick Cave, and others. An important film. Bravo, Mr. Dreher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christoph Dreher
CAST:  Glenn Branca  •  Beth B  •  Eszter Balint  •  Nick Cave

the connections and energy flow between the various artists populating the 1980s sub-cultures of New York and Berlin. Features Jim Jarmusch, Lydia Lunch, Blixa Bargeld, Alex Hacke, Gudrun Gut, Nick Cave, and others. An important film. Bravo, Mr. Dreher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christoph Dreher
CAST:  Glenn Branca  •  Beth B  •  Eszter Balint  •  Nick Cave
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