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True Stories (BLU-RAY DISC English)

SKU: 715515223713
Street Date: 11/20/2018
Pre-Order Date: 10/19/2018
MSRP: $64.98
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Synopsis Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make this sole foray into feature film directing, an ode to the extraordinariness of ordinary American life and a distillation of what was in his own idiosyncratic mind. Byrne plays a visitor to Virgil, Texas, who introduces us to the citizens of the town during preparations for its Celebration of Specialness. As shot by cinematographer Ed Lachman, Texas becomes a hyperrealistic late-capitalist landscape of endless vistas, shopping malls, and prefab metal buildings. In True Stories, Byrne uses his songs to stitch together pop iconography, voodoo rituals, and a singular variety show-all in the service of uncovering the rich mysteries that lurk under the surface of everyday experience.
Language English
Sub-titles English SDH
Actors James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Betty Gilpin, Maria Dizzia, Gretchen Mol