Performing with the Magnetic Fields since 1991, Stephin Merritt has composed some of his generations most intellectually incisive, whimsical, witty and acerbic music. A dedicated, growing army of admirers flocks to the groups concerts and makes Merritt an odd sort of anti-celebrity, one who is happiest not being recognized, whiling away the hours in gay bars on either coast or spending a good part of the day soaking up obscure movie classics. Ten years in the making, the film follows the famously grumpy Merritt and explores his relationship with Claudia Gonson, his creative collaborator and the bands manager. It paints a portrait of an artist whose music brilliantly holds up a mirror to the fears, joys, and insecurities of his time.
|Reparto:||Stephin Merritt,Claudia Gonson,John Woo|
|Director:||Kerthy Fix,Gail OHara|