Frances Bean Cobain Teams Up With HBO For Kurt Cobain Documentary

'Montage of Heck' will be the first authorized documentary about the Nirvana frontman.

2014 marked the year that we all remembered the life, legacy and -- sadly -- death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. In 2015, however, Cobain's family will give him a fitting tribute with the first-ever fully authorized documentary about the "Lithium" singer: "Montage of Heck."

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck" will debut exclusively on HBO next year, an effort written, directed and produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen ("The Kid Stays In The Picture"). Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, will executive produce.

The film itself is named after a mixtape Cobain made in the '80s -- before Nirvana hit it big -- by the same name. The tape is a collage of music, cartoon ephemera and and music history, and we expect the doc will likely follow this model in a way -- stitching together pieces of Cobain's life via what he left behind.

“I started work on this project eight years ago,” Morgen said in a release. “Like most people, when I started, I figured there would be limited amounts of fresh material to unearth. However, once I stepped into Kurt’s archive, I discovered over 200 hours of unreleased music and audio, a vast array of art projects (oil paintings, sculptures), countless hours of never-before-seen home movies, and over 4,000 pages of writings that together help paint an intimate portrait of an artist who rarely revealed himself to the media.”

The image above -- featuring Cobain at home -- comes from the film and was, until today, previously unseen by the public.

Several projects around the life of Cobain has been bandied about in the past, even a Broadway musical Courtney Love that teased back in April. This doc, however, looks to potentially be an intriguingly intense look into the mind of the troubled frontman.

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