Bruce also performs on The Wrestler

Bruce Springsteen has penned and performed on a brand new track “The Wrestler” for Darren Aronofsky‘s new film of the same name which shows for the first time this week at the Venice Film Festival.

Aronofsky, whose previous directing credits include the magnificent Requiem For A Dream and Pi has posted on his blog confirmation of the new Springsteen track, which will play over the closing credits of The Wrestler.

He writes: Bruce Springsteen wrote a beautiful original song for the closing the film. Called THE WRESTLER it is a wonderful acoustic piece. makes me choke up every time i hear it. He really captured the spirit of the film and Mickey[Rourke]’s character in the piece.”

The Wrestler has it’s world premiere at Venice this Friday (September 5) before screening at the Toronto (September 7) and New York (October) Film Festivals.

The film is expected to be released at the end of 2008.

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