Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Movie Talk
Reload this Page >

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Kijak, 2008)

Movie Talk A Discussion area for everything movie related including films In The Theaters

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Kijak, 2008)

Old 12-10-08, 05:18 PM
DVD Talk Legend
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Nightmare Alley
Posts: 17,117
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Kijak, 2008)

The first-ever documentary film about Scott Walker's career and music, tracing his evolution from jobbing bass player on LA's Sunset Strip to his meteoric rise to fame during London's Swinging '60s as lead singer of The Walker Brothers (remember, The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore?) and as a brooding, crooning solo artist, through to his current status, at 64, as one of the most astonishing and important sound-makers of the last 30 years. This film charts the artistic journey (and the transcendent voice) of one of the most uncompromising and respected figures in music today and presents a rare look inside the most bizarre recording session (the recent "The Drift" album) ever captured on film. SW30 is a visually & structurally inventive film that subverts the typical rock-doc narrative to deliver not just the journey of a songwriter but a meditation on the creative process itself.

I'm a big Scott Walker fan, so I'm looking forward to this.
Old 12-10-08, 06:02 PM
Banned by request
Supermallet's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Termite Terrace
Posts: 54,150
Likes: 0
Received 8 Likes on 8 Posts
Me too! This sounds fantastic.
Old 12-10-08, 06:24 PM
DVD Talk Special Edition
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: St. Louis
Posts: 1,054
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I'd like to see it. There's a R2 DVD of this out. Here's a review from DVD Times:

Old 12-10-08, 09:20 PM
DVD Talk Limited Edition
The Antipodean's Avatar
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 6,639
Received 165 Likes on 118 Posts
Wow, I saw this quite some time ago down here, didn't know it wasn't out in the US. FANTASTIC movie, I was only vaguely aware of who Scott Walker was and after watching this went on a major buying jag of his discs. One of the more interesting music docs I've seen.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.