Pony Canyon, Inc
The life of the founder of the world’s No. 1 music indie label is made into a movie by the Trainspotting team!
A small music label that started as an individual later climbed to the top of the world.
The DVD of “Creation Stories ~The Man Who Changed the World’s Music Scene~”, which is a film adaptation of the turbulent life of Alan McGee, the man who founded the legendary UK music label “Creation Records”, will be released in February 2023. It has been decided that it will be released on the 3rd (Friday). Prior to this, digital distribution will start on Friday, December 23rd.
Oasis, Primal Scream, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Teenage Fanclub… The music label “Creation Records” has produced many legendary bands and led the “Britpop” movement that swept the rock scene in the 90’s. ”. It was a small red-haired man who grew up in the English countryside that created a miraculous indie label that became the world’s No. 1 in both name and reality and made the world go wild. His name is Alan McGee.
With a passion for music and a rebellious spirit in his heart, he rushed through the times and called himself the “President of Pop.” The staff and cast of the masterpiece coming-of-age movie
“Trainspotting” set in England have gathered to create a stylish depiction of the madness of the 80’s and 90’s and the way of life of the people who lived in those times.
Not only the songs of Creation Records, but also many famous songs such as David Bowie and Sex Pistols are used luxuriously, making it a must-see for music fans.
Alan McGee, the main character who created and nurtured the world’s number one indie label, is played by unique actor Ewen Bremner, who played Spud in “Trainspotting.”
In addition, talented British actors gather in the co-stars. Starting with Suki Waterhouse, an actress from the model who is active in the front lines such as “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” and “Detective Pikachu”, Jason Fleming, a famous actor known for appearing in Guy Ritchie’s works, etc., “This Is England” ], and Jason Isaacs, who has been active in many classic movies and dramas.
Directed by Nick Moran, who is also known as the star of the movie “Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels” and has a track record as a director of music-themed movies.
The screenplay is by Irvine Welsh, a cult writer whose original novel “Trainspotting” was selected for the Booker Prize.
The executive producer is Danny Boyle, the famous director who worked on “Trainspotting”, “Slumdog Millionaire”, “Yesterday”, etc. [Image 3
The DVD, which will be released this time, contains 79 minutes of special footage including interviews with Alan McGee, Ewen Bremner, etc., and making footage.
This work can be enjoyed more deeply if you know the back side. Together with the bonus video, it is a content that can be enjoyed repeatedly.
If you can’t wait, we recommend digital distribution, which starts significantly ahead of time. Distribution will start on various distribution services from December 23 (Friday).
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[DVD product information]
“Creation Stories ~The Man Who Changed the World’s Music Scene~” December 23, 2022 (Friday) digital distribution start / February 3, 2023 (Friday) DVD release
Publisher/Distributor: Pony Canyon
Product number: PCBP-12417
Price: ¥4,180 (Body ¥3,800)
Audio: Original (English) Dolby Digital 5.1ch Surround
Part of bonus video Dolby Digital 2ch stereo
Screen size: 16:9 LB Vista size
Recording time: 110 minutes of main story + 79 minutes of bonus video Bonus footage:
● Making of “Creation Stories”
Playing young Alan McGee
・Space and time
・Nightclub and CG
Alan McGee on set
– Japanese version notice
-Overseas version notice
A young man born and raised in Scotland, Alan dreams of becoming a rock star, but he constantly clashes with his conservative father. Alan flew out to London with a local friend and established Creation Records with his friends. Although the management of the label, which was left unattended, was troubled, Alain demonstrated his talent for publicity. Creating popular bands one after another, Creation grew to become one of Britain’s leading labels. However, due to the pressure of label management and family problems, Alan is gradually driven into a corner mentally.
Director: Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels”)
Executive Producer: Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Yesterday) Screenplay: Irvine Welsh & Dean Cavanagh
Cinematography: Robert Shaffer
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