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  David Bowie found out his cancer was terminal just three months before he died - Mirror Online More newslettersThank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy noticeCould not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email David Bowie only discovered his cancer was terminal three months before he died, a new documentary reveals. The superstar musician died on January 10 2016, just days after turning 69 and releasing of his 25th studio album - Blackstar. A BBC documentary to be aired on what would have been Bowies 70th birthday revealed the singer found out his treatment was to be stopped as he was starring in death-shrouded music video Lazarus. Click to playTap to playThe video will start in 8CancelPlay now He was working on Lazarus when he discovered it was terminal Speaking on David Bowie: The Last Five Years, director of the music video Johan Renck, said: "I found out later that the week we were shooting is when he found out that it is over. "Well end treatment or whatever capacity that means, that his illness has won." Read MoreCelebrity deaths in 2016: Famous faces gone too soon - from George Michael and Carrie Fisher to Prince and David Bowie Renck added that the video, which features Bowie lying in a bed with his eyes covered by bandages and replaced with buttons, was not about the singers illness. One of the final pictures taken of Bowie (Image: Jimmy King) "To me it had to do with the biblical aspect of it, you know the man who would rise again, and it had nothing to do with him being ill. "That was only because I liked the imagery of it," he added. Read MoreDavid Bowie statue to be built in British town very close to rock icons heart The Last Five Years looks at the singers acclaimed A Reality Tour in 2003 as well as the last four years of his life in which he returned with two albums after a 10-year absence and helped produce hit musical Lazarus. It includes rare and never-before-seen footage of Bowie and interviews during his Ziggy Stardust characterisation and is a follow-up to the acclaimed David Bowie: Five Years, which was broadcast in 2013. David Bowie performing on the A Reality Tour (Image: REX/Shutterstock) He hit the road for the run in 2003 (Image: REX/Shutterstock) In one early interview, Bowie is asked if he always wanted to be famous, to which he replies: "Yeah. Its more than being a star. "What it is really is that I want to be productive. Im not content to just be a rock n roll star all my life. I am trying to be one at the moment because I need it at the moment for a particular reason so I can get off and do other things." There are also interviews with his long-time producer Tony Visconti who said Bowie was "at the top of his game" when recording Blackstar. Tony Visconti has been interviewed for the documentary (Image: Getty) Visconti, the man behind more than half of Bowies studio albums including The Man Who Sold The World and Heroes, added: "David had great, grand ideas. Read MorePrince and David Bowie honoured at Sydney Harbour Bridges family New Years Eve fireworks display "To become well known, famous, for him was initially to have the resources to realise what his ideas were. He really does come from that spirit, he just didnt want to be famous per se." * David Bowie: The Last Five Years airs on Saturday January 7 at 9pm on BBC Two. Like us on FacebookFollow us on Subscribe to our Celebs newsletterEnter emailSubscribeCommentsShow more commentsMore OnDavid BowieBBC2Documentaries

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