As is obvious from their 50th anniversary album released late 2012, the Rolling Stones are the longest going rock band that have been performing and stirring up controversy for decades. As an icon of their era, their existence itself was history, so documentaries have been made about them from all kinds of perspectives. However, no other film has chronicled everything about the Rolling Stones as clearly as this film. Interviews with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and former Stones Bill Wyman and Mick Taylor along with extensive archive footage provide an opportunity to see everything about the Rolling Stones.
Morgen attended NYU where he received an MFA in film. His thesis film, On The Ropes, premiered at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, where it received the Special Jury Award. The film went on to win several awards and honors including an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary. His next film, The Kid Stays In the Picture, became a world-wide sensation when it premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2002.