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27 August 2011 (Japan) See more »
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The definitive film about Creation Records, one of the world's most successful and colorful independent labels. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Alan McGee ... Himself (also archive footage)
Bobby Gillespie ... Himself - Primal Scream (also archive footage)

Noel Gallagher ... Himself - Oasis (also archive footage)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Abbot ... Himself - The Abbots (as Tim and Chris)
Tim Abbot ... Himself - The Abbots (as Tim and Chris)

Paul Arthurs ... Himself - Oasis 1991 - 1999 (also archive footage) (as Paul 'Bonehead' Arthurs)
Norman Blake ... Himself (also archive footage)
Clint Boon ... Himself - Inspiral Carpets
Guy Chadwick ... Himself
Joe Foster
Mark Gardener ... Himself
Kate Holmes ... Herself - Technique & Wife of Alan McGee
Peter Hook ... Himself
Johnny Hopkins ... Himself - Oasis Publicist 1993 - 2000
Tony McCarroll ... Himself (archive footage)

Bob Mould ... Himself

Oasis ... Themselves (archive footage)
Jim Reid ... Himself
Gruff Rhys ... Himself (also archive footage)
Andy Ross ... Himself - Boss of Blur's Label

Kle Savidge ... Herself
Kevin Shields ... Himself (also archive footage)
Mike Smith ... Himself - EMI Publishing
Stephen Street ... Himself - Record Producer

Irvine Welsh ... Himself

Alan White ... Himself (archive footage)
Tony Wilson ... Himself (archive footage)
Brian Cannon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Liam Gallagher ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Paul McGuigan ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Squire ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Danny O'Connor 
 
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Danny O'Connor .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Daryl Chase 
 
Film Editing by
Jonny Halifax 
 
Sound Department
James O'Brien .... sound mixer
 
Animation Department
Jonny Halifax .... animator
 
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Adam Clitheroe .... on-line editor
Peter Croker .... additional editor
 
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Tanya Mellotte .... production accountant
 

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101 min
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Champagne Supernova (Live at Knebworth Park)See more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Can't Look Back In Anger, 28 October 2011
Author: Framescourer from London, UK

It's often difficult to separate oneself from documentaries that cover one's own, halcyon experience. I remember watching and listening as the Creation records legend created itself and its romance is utterly compelling. Danny O'Connor blends everything at a consistent pitch of music, rosy reminiscence and very cunningly selected and edited footage.

The key moments - The Jesus And Mary Chain's Upside Down (providing the film's title), Screamadelica and the signing of Oasis - flow into one another with the inevitability of hindsight, but also with the blurred penumbra of drugged vision. So similarly the interviews are shot in yesteryear-black-and-white and the media flows across itself. However, just as the talking heads are older and cleaner so the audio-visual melange clarifies rather than muddies. It's classy.

Irrespective of anyone's investment, it is a great tale, tumescent with the romance of the greatest period in British popular music since the 1960s (it's also the final noteworthy period of music-making before the paradigm shift of the iPod and iTunes). A super film. 8/10

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