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A documentary highlighting Blur from their early days, the 90's during Britpop and the huge success of Parklife, their eventual breakup in 2003 and reform in the late 2000's, culminating in their Glastonbury gig.

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A documentary highlighting Blur from their early days, the 90's during Britpop and the huge success of Parklife, their eventual breakup in 2003 and reform in the late 2000's, culminating in their Glastonbury gig.

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A fantastic account of one of the most influential bands of my generation
19 January 2010 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

'No Distance Left to Run' is a sentimental journey through Blur's beginnings, success, disillusionment, re-invention, arguments, break-ups and the emotional reunion and gigs of summer 2009.

This documentary is fantastically shot, with intertwined footage from the band's 1990's Brit- pop haze. The interviews with the band, although not altogether open and revealing, do illustrate somewhat the band's dynamics and demons they each faced.

Blur have always been a special band for me, a band which defined and re-defined the 1990s and early 2000s. This documentary is a superb representation of their chameleon-type talent: a band who were not afraid to take risks. Unlike their old adversaries, Oasis.

The film illustrates Blur as an utterly original band, whom I am sure, will be remembered in many years to come, as one of the most influential bands to come out of England of the last thirty years


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