Zappa

Zappa

COMING SOON TO CINEMAS18 February 2021
Zappa

Alex Winter, director of Panama Papers and Bill from Bill & Ted, helms this documentary biopic on the life and work of musician Frank Zappa. Includes thousands of hours of digitized videos, photos, audio, writing, and everything in between from Zappa's private archives. These chronicles have never been brought to a public audience before, until now.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

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Winter gives Zappa pride of place among the most important composers of the 20th century...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

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There's little fault that even the most hardcore fan could find with Mr. Winter's film...

Boston Globe

Boston Globe

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There's a charming wealth of home movies from Zappa's childhood and adolescence...

The New York Times

The New York Times

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Foregrounds the laudable and often astonishing aspects of the man's work and personality.

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

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A complex and surprisingly satisfying portrait...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Captures its subject's spirit without tipping into mere hero worship.

Decider

Decider

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Top-to-bottom solid, sometimes exceptional music bio...

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

[Winter has] made a certain peace with the low ceiling of his film's conventional structure.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

Winter gives Zappa pride of place among the most important composers of the 20th century...

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

press

There's little fault that even the most hardcore fan could find with Mr. Winter's film...

Boston Globe

Boston Globe

press

There's a charming wealth of home movies from Zappa's childhood and adolescence...

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Foregrounds the laudable and often astonishing aspects of the man's work and personality.

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

press

A complex and surprisingly satisfying portrait...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Captures its subject's spirit without tipping into mere hero worship.

Decider

Decider

press

Top-to-bottom solid, sometimes exceptional music bio...

IndieWire

IndieWire

press

[Winter has] made a certain peace with the low ceiling of his film's conventional structure.

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