Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he’s bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.

United Kingdom 2014
  • Czech
95 min.

An independent black comedy featuring Jon, an aspiring young musician who, after a series of accidents, is invited to join a band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank. He spends a year with the band in a remote cabin in Ireland recording their debut album. After one of the band’s members kills himself, Frank decides to perform at a large festival in America. The reaction of the other members is mixed at best. Frank’s mental health deteriorates, and the band falls apart…

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Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Screenplay: Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan
Cinematography: James Mather
Music: Stephen Rennicks
Editing: Nathan Nugent
Producer: Ed Guiney, David Barron, Stevie Lee
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson, Tess Harper, Scoot McNairy, Hayley Derryberry, Matthew Page