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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Michael Eavis
David Bowie
Joe Strummer
Directors
Julien Temple
Screenwriters
Running Time
138 minutes

Glastonbury
Documentary of the UK music festival


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Glastonbury

Plot
In 2002, organiser Michael Eavis feared that licensing problems might spell the end of Glastonbury festival and approached director Julien Temple (The Filth And The Fury) to document its history. Four years and 700 hours of footage later, this is the result.


Verdict
A Herculean task executed with wit, intelligence and unmistakable passion. The next best thing to being there.


Reviewed by Dorian Lynskey

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