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The Sparks Brothers

classified 15
Film

Thu 29 July - Thu 5 Aug

Director
Edgar Wright
Cast
Ron Mael, Russell Mael, Beck
Details
141 mins, 2021, UK/ USA
Primary language
English

Filmmaker Edgar Wright returns with a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with The Sparks Brothers, celebrating their inspiring legacy and exploring 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 Mael 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 the Sparks and spawned 25 studio albums.

A fun and electric portrait of the pop duo, Edgar Wright brings decades of invention to life through animations and interviews, digging deeply into the band's rich, career-spanning archival to celebrate the inspiring legacy of Sparks - your favourite band's favourite band.

We've got a film poster signed by Ron and Russel Mael and Edgar Wright up for grabs! Email:communications@watershed.co.uk - to be in the running. We'll pick the winner at random and get in touch.

  • Screenings of The Sparks Brothers on Wed 4 Aug are part of our Cinébites deal: get 30% off any main dish in the Café & Bar with a valid cinema ticket.

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Audio Description
Baby
Baby screening
Bite
Cinébites meal deal
CTBA
Certificate to be announced
D
Dubbed
DS
Descriptive Subtitling
Intro
Introductory Talk
PR Intro
Pre-recorded Intro
PR QA
Pre-recorded Q&A
PS
Partially Subtitled
QA
Q&A Session
R
Recorded
S
Subtitled
Times TBC
To be confirmed