Johnny Cash, who was at his wit’s end, found himself in a cave and decided to lie down in the pitch black. But it was God who made the initial contact rather than death. JOHNNY CASH: THE REDEMPTION OF AN AMERICAN ICON is the forgotten tale of how “The Man in Black” first came into contact with the outside world.
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- Genre: Documentary
- Original Language: English
- Director: Ben Smallbone
- Producer: Andrea Royer, Josh Walsh
- Release Date (Theaters): Dec 5, 2022, Limited
- Distributor: Fathom Events
The biopic Johnny Cash focuses on a pivotal time in the life and career of country music legend Johnny Cash, during which Cash moved from singing hymns in the cotton fields to performing in stadiums to packed houses.
Cash reached the pinnacle of his profession, but on a personal level, he was at rock bottom due to a vicious cycle of depression and drug addiction. The documentary follows Cash’s road to redemption and his return to his faith.
Along the way, country music stars Marty Stuart, Wynonna Judd, Tim McGraw, and many others share their insights into the life and legacy of the artist, man, and friend. Some of these conversations have never been heard before.