The Sparks Brothers (15)
Sat 02 Oct 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 8:35 pm£8
Director Edgar Wright’s documentary is a musical odyssey spanning five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks – your favourite band’s favourite band.
Featuring interviews with celebrity fans including, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jane Wiedlin, Jason Schwartzman and Neil Gaiman, The Sparks Brothers asks the question ‘how can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time?’
Sparks fans (and recent converts) should keep an eye out for Annette, a new musical drama from director Leos Carax with screenplay and music from Sparks, screening at Summerhall on 8th + 9th October.
Director: Edgar Wright
Starring: Ron Mael, Russell Mael, Beck, Jane Wiedlin, Mike Myers, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Jonathan Ross
"Shaun of the Dead director Edgar Wright is a perfect fit for the absurdist antics of art pop’s most elusive duo"★★★★★ - Mark Kermode (The Guardian)