How does someone cope with becoming a teenage superstar? A young singer-songwriter comes to terms with her own stardom in “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry.” The Apple Original documentary gives viewers an unprecedented look at Eilish’s life; its exploration goes into the triumphs as well as the heartaches that make her music so personal. It also chronicles the creation of her hit album “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
‘Blurry’ chooses to delve deeper as her familial connections mirror the intense on-stage experiences with fans. Director R.J. Cutler is careful to expose the singer, without breaking the wall of privacy that is crucial to her personal and professional success. For Eilish, it’s clear that the level of respect and lack of invasive techniques actually builds up rapport instead of creating a false persona to appease viewers. The realism speaks well of both the artist and those who inhabit her life in this crucial time of growth.
The Film’s Official Synopsis:
“Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry,” tells the true coming-of-age story of the singer-songwriter and her rise to global superstardom. From award-winning filmmaker R.J. Cutler, the documentary offers a deeply intimate look at this extraordinary teenager’s journey, at just seventeen years old, navigating life on the road, on stage, and at home with her family, while writing, recording, and releasing her debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”
The creation of a global music star often forgets the person behind the personality. Apple Original Films, in association with Interscope Films, The Darkroom, This Machine, and Lighthouse Management & Media, present “Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry.” NEON releases the film in theaters on February 26, 2021, with a same-day global release set for Apple TV+. Check out the film’s first trailer below.