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Glastonbury -- A documentary on the 30th anniversary of Britain's best-known music festival.

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Release Date:
14 April 2006 (UK) See more »
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The mud. The music. The madness.
Plot:
A documentary on the 30th anniversary of Britain's best-known music festival. | Add synopsis »
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The closest thing to Glasto without needing wellies... See more (21 total) »

Cast

 

Björk ... Herself

David Bowie ... Himself

Billy Bragg ... Himself

James Brown ... Himself

Nick Cave ... Himself
Michael Eavis ... Himself

Morrissey ... Himself

Joe Strummer ... Himself

Directed by
Julien Temple 
 
Produced by
Ben Challis .... associate producer
Ann Faggetter .... co-producer
Jane Hawley .... executive producer
Dave Henderson .... executive producer
Anna Kalnars .... line producer
Stephan Mallmann .... associate producer
Robert Richards .... producer
Tracey Scoffield .... executive producer
Jeremy Thomas .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Terry Flaxton 
Ben Smithard 
Julien Temple 
 
Film Editing by
Niven Howie 
Tobias Zaldua 
 
Production Management
Amanda Temple .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Christian Bourne .... sound recordist
Richard Conway .... sound project manager
Simon Gershon .... sound effects editor
Gareth Llewellyn .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Ben Meechan .... sound effects editor
Matthew Skelding .... supervising dialogue editor
Jack Stew .... foley artist
Andrew Stirk .... sound re-recording mixer
David Turner .... sound technical coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Alan Maiden .... online editor
Tom Russell .... senior colourist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Henry Bateman .... additional photography
James Callow .... camera operator
Hamish Doyne-Ditmas .... camera operator
Demetri Jagger .... assistant camera
Ben Smithard .... supervising camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Lauren Knowlton-Parry .... telecine assistant: Prime Focus
 
Music Department
Sharif Ahmed .... music clearance
Liz Gallacher .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Florence Larsonneur .... business affairs
Melanie Reynard .... assistant: Stephan Mallmann
John Shearlaw .... researcher
 

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Rated R for nudity, drug use, language and some sexual content
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UK:138 min
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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
The closest thing to Glasto without needing wellies..., 21 April 2006
Author: robhastings1000 from United Kingdom

As the King of all music festivals takes a break in 2006, Temple's documentary is the closest thing you can get to the Glastonbury experience this year. It charts the history of the event, but is formed in a way that recreates the feeling of three days of fun rather than simply following chronology.

Two hours and twenty minutes might seem a long time for a documentary, but as you're kept smiling most of the way through, it's not in the least overbearing. We are treated to a number of musical highlights, but just as entertaining is meeting some of the weird and wonderful people that make the festival so unique. Particularly memorable are the three-man family team who run the tanker that sucks the, aherm, human waste out of the portaloos – such are the moronic faces of the two children, they really could be characters from Little Britain!

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