The Sparks Brothers
Hilarious documentary about Ron and Russell Mael, of the pop and rock duo Sparks, with guests galore including Neil Gaiman, Beck, Thurston Moore, Adam Buxton, Bernard Butler and John Taylor.
Director: Edgar Wright
Cast includes: Bernard Butler, Adam Buxton, Stephen Morris, Chris Difford, Mike Myers, Todd Rundgren, Beck and many more!
140 Mins / 2021 / UK / USA
A musical odyssey in which filmmaker Edgar Wright explores how one rock band can be successful, underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked - all at the same time.
Growing up in the 1960s, Los Angeles brothers Ron and Russell Sparks got by on a heavy diet of popcorn matinees and pop music until the spotlight of school talent shows illuminated their way on a musical journey as 'Sparks' and spawned 25 studio albums.
Edgar Wright's vision brings five decades of invention to life through animations and interviews, digging deeply into the band's rich, career-spanning archival, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks - your favourite band's favourite band.
Features commentary from celebrity fans Flea, Jane Wiedlin, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jason Schwartzman, Neil Gaiman and more.
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