True Stories
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True Stories

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Genre: Comedy
Director: David Byrne
Cast: Alix Elias, Annie McEnroe, David Byrne, Jo Harvey, John Goodman, John Ingle, Matthew Posey, Roebuck “Pops”, Spalding Gray, Swoosie Kurtz, Tito Larriva
Year: 1986
Format: Blu-ray
Number of discs: 1
Street Date: 27-Nov-18
Original Language: English
Studio: Criterion Collection

Description

Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make his 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. The Talking Heads front man 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.

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Your order will be shipped via Canada Post. In stock items will be shipped within 3 days of receiving your order. Out of stock items will take 2-3 weeks to ship. Items may be returned for a full refund up to 30 days from the shipping date. Items must be in their original condition. Please contact us at [email protected]

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