Focus Features releases June for Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers
After screening at South by Southwest Film Festival 2021 (SXSW) and its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Edgar Wright’s The Sparks Brothers The documentary was released by Focus Features on June 18th!
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Wright’s debut in the field of documentaries, The Sparks Brothers includes commentary from prominent fans of the eponymous pop-rock duo, including Flea, Beck, Jack Antonoff, Jason Schwartzman, Neil Gaiman and others, and examines how Ron and Russel Mael formed a group that, although criminally overlooked, considered to be one of the most successful and very influential bands of all time. In addition to directing the film, Wright produced the documentary with his long-time partner Nira Park on Complete Fiction Pictures’ label together with George Hencken and Laura Richardson of Complete Fiction, with Media Rights Capital (MRC) Non-Fiction handling the project and Focus Features funded distribution .
With two festival screenings currently on the program, the film is currently being rated by critics with a 100 percent approval rating for the Rotten Tomatoes rating aggregate, which is based on 36 ratings. This celebrates the serious tone and pace of the film while leveling slight criticism of the film’s closeness. two and a half hours running time. After his SXSW debut, Ron ad Russel Mael hosted a live virtual Q&A for the audience in attendance.
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After working with parent company Universal Pictures for the first two installments in its Three Flavors and Cornetto trilogy Scott pilgrim against the worldWright first began working with Focus on the final installment of the Cornetto trilogy The end of the worldWith Spark marks his second collaboration with the studio and his much-anticipated psychological horror picture Last night in Soho This is his third, currently scheduled for October 22nd.