Bang! The Bert Berns Story Poster

Release Date: April 26th, 2017

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Interviews and rare performance footage offer insight into the life and career of 1960s songwriter and record producer Bert Berns.

Cast: Steven Van Zandt, Paul McCartney, Keith Richards, Van Morrison, Ben E. King, Ronald Isley

Director: Brett Berns, Bob Sarles

Genres: Music, Documentary

Production Co: HCTN

Distributors: Abramorama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • “BANG!” isn’t shy about looking at the dark side. Berns was in a business with brutally sharp elbows, and he learned quickly to give as good as he got. show more

  • The story itself is arresting, and if that’s all “Bang” offered, that would be enough. But “Bang” does more. show more

  • Blending stock footage, vintage audio, re-creation, and many testimonials from heavy hitters from Ben E. King to Van Morrison, Berns' son Brett keeps things visually lively, and not as morose as may be implied. show more

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