• Frank (2014)


Release Date: August 15th, 2014

DVD Release Date: December 9th, 2014

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

An aspiring musician (Domhnall Gleeson) finds himself way out of his element after he joins a pop group led by an enigmatic figure (Michael Fassbender) who wears a giant fake head.

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy, Carla Azar, François Civil

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Genres: Comedy drama , Docudrama

Production Co: Element Pictures, Runaway Fridge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    You're in for something funny, touching and vital. Director Lenny Abrahamson knows his way around eccentrics; just see "Adam & Paul" or "Garage" or "What Richard Did." And he makes an ideal guide into a bizarro world where music is made on the margins. show more

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    A functioning, funny, weirdly touching fable of artistic angst and aspiration, a meditation on fame and its terrors and the metaphoric usefulness of masks and huge fake heads. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    The mash-up of elements combine with a singularly unpleasant roster of characters to create a work of genuinely off-putting quirkiness. show more

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