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Velvet Goldmine

Synopsis

At the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, American independent director [[Performer~P93836~Todd Haynes~toddhaynes]] ([[Feature~V133599~Safe~safe]]) received the "Artistic Achievement" award for this re-creation of the UK glam rock scene of the early '70s. Glam rock star Brian Slade ([[Performer~P216059~Jonathan Rhys Meyers~jonathanrhysmeyers]]), who does a character named Maxwell Demon, predicts his own death onstage. As per his prediction, this happens, but when the killing is exposed as a hoax, it marks the...more

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4.0

65 out of 100 Metascore®

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