This is Spinal Tap
Dir: Rob Reiner
USA, 1984, 82min
Cast: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest
Lampooning the likes of Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden, This is Spinal Tap is a hilarious rock music mockumentary from Christopher Guest and Rob Reiner, following the ill-fated US tour of a once-legendary British heavy metal outfit. Facing dwindling popularity, accusations of misogyny and in-fighting galore, the dimwitted misadventures of Nigel Tufnel, David St. Hubbins and Derek Smalls endure as one of the funniest comedies ever made. Follow the band as they learn the true dimensions of Stonehenge, lament the short life expectancy of their many drummers and perform belting crowd-stoppers including “Big Bottom” and “Sex Farm”. Crank it one louder and prepare to rock, because This is Spinal Tap goes to 11.
#1 in Time Out (London)’s “100 Best Comedy Movies” (2011)
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- Hong Kong Arts Centre Louis Koo Cinema (Venue)
- HK Science Museum Lecture Hall (Venue)
- Hong Kong Film Archive (Venue)
- K11 Art House (Venue)
- The Metroplex (Venue)
- Festival Grand Cinema (Venue)
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- MCL Telford Cinema (Venue)
- Tai Kwun (Venue)
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- Chinese Subtitles
- Category III
- Post-screening discussion with the director
- Director and/or actor(s) will meet the audience
- Post-screening talk
- Full House
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