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Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2006)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography, Music | 27 April 2007 (UK)
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A documentary on the influential musician Scott Walker.

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Stephen Kijak
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Kestelman Sara Kestelman ... Narrator (voice)
Arnie Potts Arnie Potts ... Self - Scott Walker mega-fan
Jarvis Cocker ... Self
Scott Walker ... Self
The Walker Brothers ... Themselves (archive footage)
Lulu ... Self
Ed Bicknell Ed Bicknell ... Self
Marc Almond Marc Almond ... Self
Johnny Marr ... Self
Angela Morley Angela Morley ... Self
Peter Olliff Peter Olliff ... Self
David Bowie ... Self
Simon Raymonde ... Self
Gavin Friday Gavin Friday ... Self
Jacques Brel ... Self (archive footage)
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A documentary on the influential musician Scott Walker.

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The long-awaited film about the most influential and enigmatic figure in rock history.


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A Very Good Film About an Extraordinary Musician
5 August 2008 | by malkotozloSee all my reviews

Scott Walker, one of the most talented, exciting and exceptional figures in the history of music, has been avoiding the attention of the media for ages. This film does not provide you with the much sought after information about his personal life (which I would have found very interesting, I admit), but instead focuses on his music, which, of course, is much more important. There are a lot of talking heads, mostly famous musicians and people from the music business, listening to Scott Walker's music and describing their impressions and the significance it has for them. Naturally, the most fascinating thing about the movie is Scott Walker himself and the metamorphoses he went through in the course of his musical career, drifting more and more in dark and abstract directions. I would highly recommend the film to anyone who likes Scott Walker (if you do not know who he is, hear some of his music, preferably beginning with the 60s).


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Language:

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Release Date:

27 April 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Scott Walker, oman tien kulkija See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,521
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