Velvet Goldmine | 1998

Drama, Comedy
journalist investigates ex-glam rock star.
Director: Todd Haynes
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Curt Wild

Actor

... Brian Slade

Actor

... Mandy Slade

Actor

... Arthur Stuart

Actor

... Jerry Devine

Actor

... Shannon

Actor

... Cecil

Actor

... Female Narrator

Actor

... Oscar Wilde

Actor

... Jack Fairy

Actor

... Jack Fairy

Actor

... BBC Reporter

Actor

Company

Acton Town Garages

Production Company

Bureau Productions

Production Company

Casablanca Sound Services

Production Company

Production Company

Compuset Imaging & Communications

Production Company

Synopsis

The story of the rise and fall of a glam rock star: mythical rock God, Brian Slade, suddenly disappears at the peak of his fame after a publicity stunt at a concert goes wrong. Ten years later Arthur Stuart, a reporter sets out to find out what happened. The film is a meditation on imgination, memory, nostalgia and identity, set to the sights and sounds of the glam rock era.

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