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‘White Diamond’ is a 2007 documentary

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‘White Diamond’ is a 2007 documentary directed and produced by Kylie’s longtime collaborator William Baker. ‘White Diamond’ was filmed between August 2006 and March 2007 in both Australia and the United Kingdom and follows the pop icon on the road before and during her resurrected ‘Showgirl’ tour, originally abandoned halfway through its original 2005 run, in Sydney, when Kylie was diagnosed with breast cancer.The film documents Kylie’s return to the stage following her treatment and recovery, with onstage and backstage footage and interviews with a number of her tour crew, including Baker himself. Kylie’s sister Danni and U2 singer Bono also feature.‘White Diamond’ gives fans the unique chance to see Kylie’s triumphant return to the world stage with her 2006 Showgirl Homecoming Tour.The film shows Kylie as never before with intimate close up backstage footage and interviews as Kylie and her team take Showgirl from rehearsals to the road in Australia and the UK.
Shot between August 2006 and March 2007, White Diamond follows Minogue as she resurrects the Showgirl tour she was forced to abandon after her breast cancer diagnosis. The film, which features an appearance by U2 singer Bono, is scheduled for a DVD release in December.The Times' Caitlin Moran described White Diamond "as a documentary made by a very discreet friend" that runs "an arse-fatiguing two hours".The film, she wrote, "leaves you in no doubt that Kylie is a charming, merry, adorable disco mouse with a fabulous collection of shoes." It has been a busy week for Minogue, who was in the West End on Monday as well at the opening night of the musical Rent.The singer has recorded a series of different answer phone messages for use in the show, also directed by William Baker.Minogue, who releases a new album next month, will soon be seen in an hour-long special on ITV1 as well as the Doctor Who Christmas special.

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Published: 2007/10/17 08:05:27 GMT

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