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No Room for Rockstars

Year: 2011
Country: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 103 minutes

No Room for Rockstars
No Room for Rockstars
No Room for Rockstars
No Room for Rockstars
No Room for Rockstars

Every summer 600,000 music fans attend the 52-day/43-city Vans Warped Tour. NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS is the behind-the-scenes look into the music, bands, and fans who make up rock's most diverse tour. Directed by Parris Patton, the film follows veteran bands like Flogging Molly and Pennywise, newcomers like Suicide Silence and Never Shout Never, and Mark Ronson, whose meteoric rise to the top of the charts is tracked throughout the documentary. From the bands being chauffeured to the Promised Land, to the bands living out of their vans just hoping for a chance to be heard, every story on the spectrum of rock can be seen here. At times NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS is an honest look at life on the road; at other times it's an intimate portrait into the rock star's search for peace and quiet after thousands of adoring fans rock out to their anthems. Offering an in-depth look into the world of touring, the film is the backstage pass every music fan has ever dreamed of. – T.W.

CIFF36 Screenings

Friday, March 23, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2:25 PM

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Screenplay
Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Director
Parris Patton

Parris Patton is an accomplished photo-emulsion artist who, after graduating from the film program at University of Bridgeport, worked with Prince. After three concert films, Patton released his first feature documentary, "Creature," in 1999.

Filmography
"Creature" (1999), "Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who" (2007), NO ROOM FOR ROCKSTARS (2011)

Producer
Nicolas Duval-Adassovsky, Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou

Cinematography
Mathieu Vadepied

Editing
Dorian Rigal-Ansous

Principal Cast
François Cluzet, Omar Sy

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