After nine years David Gilmour steps back in to the solo spotlight with the release of his fourth solo album ‘Rattle That Lock’. Over the last six months, film-maker Kieran Evans has been granted unique and exclusive access to document the story of this incredibly influential musician.
The film is a beautifully shot, intimate portrait of David Gilmour as he delves deeply in to his past, detailing key personal and professional moments in his life that shaped and informed him as both a person and a musician. The film plots a route taking us from his early beginnings with a simple acoustic guitar through to his time spent with Pink Floyd and on to his successful solo career. Alongside this journey David reflects about friendship, love, memory, loss and above all, music. Given his musical status and remarkable achievements, this intimate and honest portrait shines a fascinating light on what keeps David Gilmour going, drives him forward and makes him still want to pick up a guitar and play. Ultimately, 'A Wider Horizon' is more than just a simple rock documentary for Pink Floyd fans, it's a fascinating, insightful film about the man behind the artist.