The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere (2016)

The full uncensored story of punk rock band The Parkinsons.


Caroline Richards


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Afonso Pinto Afonso Pinto ... Himself - Interviewee / Singer
Victor Torpedo Victor Torpedo ... Himself - Interviewee / Guitarist
Pedro Chau Pedro Chau ... Himself - Interviewee / Bass Player
Chris Low Chris Low ... Himself - Interviewee / Drummer
David Barnett David Barnett ... Himself - Interviewee
Pedro Antunes Pedro Antunes ... Himself - Interviewee
Jackie Casey Jackie Casey ... Herself - Interviewee
Glenn Chapman Glenn Chapman ... Himself - Interviewee
Anita Dhillon Anita Dhillon ... Herself - Interviewee
Lee Farrer Lee Farrer ... Himself - Interviewee
Marco Garagem Marco Garagem ... Himself - Interviewee
Jon Helmer Jon Helmer ... Himself - Interviewee
Dominic Masters Dominic Masters ... Himself - Interviewee
Sean McLusky Sean McLusky ... Himself - Interviewee
Carlos Mendes Carlos Mendes ... Himself - Interviewee


London. The dawn of the new Millennium. The Britpop party is over and the UK music scene is suffering from a severe hangover. The promise that Things Can Only Get Better now seems like a distant dream. Then, as if from nowhere, The Parkinsons burst onto the scene and give the music business a shot in the arm and a kick up the arse. Singer Afonso, guitarist Victor, and bassist Pedro, met in their home town of Coimbra, Portugal - land of Madeira, Catholicism and boredom. Relocating to London, in search of adventure, they teamed up with fiery Scottish drummer Chris Low. They swiftly built a reputation for chaos, revealing their penchant for getting naked on stage and attempting to abuse anyone or anything that refused to worship at their altar of rock'n'roll damnation. In the shadows, The Libertines and Razorlight were taking notes. Having conquered London, The Parkinsons were unleashed onto the rest of the UK, receiving ecstatic responses and rave reviews wherever they went. By 2002, ... Written by David Barnett

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22 April 2016 (Portugal) See more »

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