Johnny Cash: American Rebel

Johnny Cash: American Rebel

86 mins | Documentary, Music | Sept. 12, 2015

Johnny Cash: American Rebel is built around 12 essential Johnny Cash tracks spanning four decades that each deliver the passion, musicality and messages against war, injustice, racism and prejudice, including “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Jackson,” “San Quentin,” “Man in Black,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” “Ring of Fire” and “Hurt.” Each song illustrates a chapter in his life, as well the story of an ever-changing America from the 1950s to modern day, as told through interviews, archival concert footage, photographs and personal artifacts from the Cash family.

Johnny Cash: American Rebel

86 mins | Documentary, Music | Sept. 12, 2015

Johnny Cash: American Rebel
Johnny Cash: American Rebel is built around 12 essential Johnny Cash tracks spanning four decades that each deliver the passion, musicality and messages against war, injustice, racism and prejudice, including “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Jackson,” “San Quentin,” “Man in Black,” “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” “Ring of Fire” and “Hurt.” Each song illustrates a chapter in his life, as well the story of an ever-changing America from the 1950s to modern day, as told through interviews, archival concert footage, photographs and personal artifacts from the Cash family.
IMDb rating 7.7
Producers
Original title Johnny Cash: American Rebel
Directors Derik Murray, Jordan Tappis
Writers Steve Burgess

Cast

Johnny Cash

as Self (archive footage)

Willie Nelson

as Self

Sheryl Crow

as Self

Kid Rock

as Self

June Carter Cash

as Self (archive footage)

John Mellencamp

as Self

Merle Haggard

as Self

Rick Rubin

as Self

Rosanne Cash

as Self