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The Sparks Brothers

British filmmaker Edgar Wright directs (and produces through his UK company Complete Fiction) this ode to American pop-rock duo Sparks. Featuring over 80 interviews with famous fans and utilising archival footage and animated sequences, this inventive documentary doesn’t try to explain their cultural phenomenon, it revels and joins in with their delightful absurdism.

Directors

  • Edgar Wright

Cast

  • Ron Mael
  • Russel Mael

Synopsis

Brothers Ron and Russell Mael, also known as Sparks, are the subject of a documentary exploring how they rose to fame and captured the hearts and imaginations of musical peers and successors such as Beck, Jack Atonoff, Duran Duran, but eluded mainstream understanding.