20,000 DAYS ON EARTH is an innovative drama-documentary depicts fictitious 24 hours in the life of Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and actor Nick Cave. Cave also co-wrote the script with directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard.
The film premiered in-competition in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at 2014 Sundance Film Festival where it was awarded the directing and editing awards. It also premiered at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival in Panorama Dokumente section.
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon Nick Cave. With startlingly frank insights and an intimate portrayal of the artistic process, the film examines what makes us who we are, and celebrates the transformative power of the creative spirit.