Directed by Morgan Neville, the tentatively titled "They'll Love Me When I'm Dead" is a documentary about auteur Owson Welles' final unfinished film, "The Other Side of the Wind."
In a New York Times interview about the project, Neville said that he wanted to unpack why the fiercely independent filmmaker did not thrive in what should have been fertile ground.
“At the beginning of the ’70s, everything was possible,” Mr. Neville said, referring to the surge in creative filmmaking that swept the movie industry after the demise of the traditional studio system and the rise of the counterculture. Welles should have been “the conquering hero of that new Hollywood,” he said, adding, “but nothing went right for the auteur.” Read the full article here.
The film's Executive Producers are Frank Marshall and Filip Jan Rymsza. It will be released internationally by Netflix.