24th Athens International Film Festival

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in his Own Words

24/9/2016, 20:00, Ideal 25/9/2016, 19:00, Danaos 2 (P) 30/9/2016, 19:00, Odeon Opera 2

He saw himself as "a normal guy with a wife, children and many unpaid bills". We all know, though, that Frank Zappa was one of the most revolutionary figures in contemporary music and this is the film that he deserves: an untamed audiovisual patch-up, made out of many miles of archival footage and eight whole years of research, that manages to cram into 90 dizzying minutes the impressive fragments of the life and career of an unrepentant pop culture troublemaker.

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He saw himself as "a normal guy with a wife, children and many unpaid bills". We all know, though, that Frank Zappa was one of the most revolutionary figures in contemporary music and this is the film that he deserves: an untamed audiovisual patch-up, made out of many miles of archival footage and eight whole years of research, that manages to cram into 90 dizzying minutes the impressive fragments of the life and career of an unrepentant pop culture troublemaker.

Director: Thorsten Schutte
Music: Frank Zappa
Editor: Willibald Wonneberger
Featuring: Frank Zappa, Steve Allen, Angel, Jimmy Carl Black

Germany, France | 2015 | Color | DCP | 90' | English


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