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The Sparks Brothers (15)

Summerhall Presents

Sat 02 Oct 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 8:35 pm



1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL
Age Group: Certificate: 15 (Strong language)
Duration: 135m
Unreserved seating

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

Genre: Documentary

"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)
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