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ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL

Synopsis:

Friday, April 10th – Thursday, April 16th

ANVIL! THE STORY OF ANVIL

“At 14, Toronto school friends Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow and Robb Reiner made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, went on to become the ‘demigods of Canadian metal,’ releasing one of the heaviest albums in metal history, 1982's Metal on Metal. The album influenced a musical generation, including Metallica, Slayer and Anthrax, that went on to sell millions of records. But Anvil's career took a different path—straight to obscurity. Director Sacha Gervasi has concocted a wonderful and often hilarious account of Anvil's last-ditch quest for elusive fame and fortune. His ingenious filmmaking may first lead you to think this a mockumentary, but it isn't. It's fascinating to see the reality of their day-to-day lives as they struggle to make ends meet, take a misguided European tour, and engage in antics on the road—which is not always lined with fans.”—John Cooper, Sundance Film Festival (USA, 2008) Official Website

Showtimes:
Fri-Sun at 12:45, 3:00, 5:15, 7:30 & 9:45
Mon-Thu at 5:15, 7:30 & 9:45


 

Genre:

Documentary