To celebrate 85 years of Elvis Presley and 50 years since the film’s original 1970 release, the King returns to cinemas–remastered – with Elvis: That’s The Way It Is: Special Edition.
On July 31,1970, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Elvis Presley staged a triumphant return to the concert stage from which he had been absent for almost a decade. His series of concerts broke all box office records and completely re-energized the career of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
This feature-length documentary and concert film features performances including Love Me Tender, Blue Suede Shoes, Heartbreak Hotel, and Suspicious Minds. Crossing the footlights, revealing the legendary singer as a man preparing for an emotional career comeback, the fans who travelled from all over the world for this history-making event…. and the electrifying live performance of the man who gave us rock ‘n’ roll. In English. Rated PG. Director: Denis Sanders (US 1970) 95 min.