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Velvet Goldmine - Region 1 DVD

Velvet Goldmine
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Historical Fiction (17 items)
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Published 11 years, 3 months ago

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Velvet Goldmine

10 years, 12 months ago at Jul 30 23:07
Glam rock - as done by Christian Bale, Jason Rhys Meyers, and Ewan McGregor. The best part is the music - scenes of with Stooges, Lou Reed, and Eno tracks are done wonderfully. Note - Bowie hated the script so he vetoed the right for any of his music to appear in the film - maybe because 'Brian Slade', a sex and coke fiend, is pretty much based on Ziggy-era Bowie. Not that great of a story, but th... read more
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Description: 0 0 Todd Haynes, ever unpredictable, follows up his experimental trilogy Poison and his restrained Safe with this flamboyant study in glam rock through the kaleidoscopic lens of Citizen Kane. Christian Bale plays Arthur Stuart, a reporter sent to investigate the legend of rock legend and bisexual pop icon Brian Slade (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as a not-so-thinly veiled David Bowie), who disappeared a decade ago after staging his own mock assassination. But Arthur is flooded with memories of his own adolescence as he interviews Slade's friends and business associates, peeling back the layer of makeup and spangles that was the model ... (more)
Manufacturer: Miramax
Release date: 18 May 1999
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9780788815744 UPC: 717951002105
Tags: Glam Rock (4), Music (4), Ewan McGregor (3), Non-linear (3), Weird (2), Setting:England (2), Bisexuality (2), Drugs (2), Stupendous (1), Musicals (1), Fantastic (1), Punk (1), Glam (1), Amazing (1), England (1), Top (1), Reality-based (1), Super (1), Sex (1), Setting-england (1)
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