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Being Frank - The Chris Sievey Story (15)

15 Apr
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18 Apr 2019

Directed by

Steve Sullivan

Being Frank

Documentary about maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom, remembered fondly as the man with the papier-mâché head.

Frank was the court jester of the Manchester music and comedy scene for over 25 years, but only a privileged few knew the man inside. Being Frank tells a tale of a suburban superhero with a fanatical desire to preserve the myth he created and eventually having to battle against being consumed by his alter ego.

 

"An engrossing doc portrait of the English cult star." Hollywood Reporter