Bruce Weber, in Toronto, tosupport a Dialogues screening of his 1988 documentary Let's Get Lost, has announced that his next project will definitelybe his long-cherished Nice Girls Don't Stay For Breakfast: A Portrait OfRobert Mitchum.
Described by Weber as a'musical documentary,' the project is a profile of Hollywood's original badboy, Mitchum. Approximately twohours in length, the portrait will be primarily in black and white withoccasional color footage and an abundance of archival photography and filmclips.
Narrated by the New Orleansrhythm and blues musician Dr John, the film features candid interviews withMitchum, his brother John, friends and family, as well as rare recordings ofMitchum just a few years before he died.
The never before seen orheard recordings include standards sung by Mitchum as duets with Dr John,Marianne Faithfull and Rickie Lee Jones at Capitol Records recording studios inLos Angeles. The recordings willcomprise the film's original soundtrack. The film is scheduled for a late 2007release.