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There comes a time in every band's life when the music video merely isn't enough of an art form. Some put out live DVDs; some concert films; some even musicals. The National - Brooklyn's indie darlings who seem to get bigger and better with every album - didn't get to decide.

See, Tom Berninger is the 34-year-old younger brother of lead singer Matt. Tom is a loveable slacker who still lives with their parents in Cincinnati. Matt, possibly feeling a little sorry for Tom, invited him on tour with the band to work as a roadie. What Matt didn't realise, however, was that Tom was taking his camera along for the ride.

But what started as a rock doc of The National accidentally turned into Mistaken for Strangers - a brilliantly funny, sad, weird film about two brothers who've been given conflicting lemons in life and the literal tears and tantrums that come with. »


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