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Music Films That Document the British Music Scene

Music Films That Document the British Music Scene

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These films document real music scenes of Britain. 24 Hour Party People shows Manchester's music scene of the Hacienda and Factory Records days, Control documents the life and death of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis and Sid and Nancy offers a portrayal of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious and his relationship with both drugs and girlfriend Nancy Spungen. 24 Hour Party People This 2002 film about Manchester's music scene, particularly that revolving around Factory Records, combines true information as well as rumours and myths of the time. Steve Coogan plays Tony Wilson and the film largely follows him and his career, which leads him to a number of influential Manchester bands including Joy Division and the Happy Mondays. There are several cameos in the film including Tony Wils...