Rolling Stone - 11/01/2007 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "What drives the movie is Petty's compelling, single-minded pursuit of his dream, and the way he tells it. He is a magnetic interview, with a deep, drawling voice and dry wit..."
Mojo - 04/01/2008 4 stars out of 5 -- "With impressive content and beautifully shot, this four-disc set lays claim to Perry's group's place in 20th century rock history."
NEW YORK PREMIERE AT NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL 2007 IN THEATRES OCTOBER 15, 2007 (Limited)
Film legend Peter Bogdanovich (THE LAST PICTURE SHOW) directs this epic exploration of American rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Clocking in at nearly four hours, this documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in the band's decades-spanning career. RUNNIN' DOWN A DREAM features interviews with some of Petty's most famous fans and collaborators, including Eddie Vedder, Stevie Nicks, Dave Grohl, and Johnny Depp.
Description by WEA:
"Runnin Down a Dream," the feature length documentary about Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, directed by Oscar-winning filmaker Peter Bogdanovich is now available in a two DVD package. Gritty and exuberant, "Runnin Down a Dream" tells the Heartbreakers story as never before, revealing the combination of unwavering talent, artistic vision and sheer persistence that has made them one of the great American rock bands.
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