Blaze: Hawke’s Biopic of Singer Blaze Foley–2018 Sundance Film Fest Highlight

Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke (“Boyhood”) is not only a versatile actor but also a gifted director.

World premiering at the 2018 Sundance Film Fest, his new directing effort, Blaze, is a biopic about the late country blues singer Blaze Foley, played by Ben Dickey with striking authenticity.

The character is fascinating: an overgrown, drunkard, extremely talented country music artist, whose life unfolds in a series of captivating vignettes.