• Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (2009)

Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

Release Date: February 27th, 2009

DVD Release Date: June 16th, 2009

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Reclusive musician Scott Walker first became famous as a member of the 1960s trio The Walker Brothers. This documentary examines his career, from briefly popular teen idol to increasingly eccentric solo artist, including footage of the recording of his 2006 album "The Drift." Fellow musicians from Radiohead to David Bowie explain his importance, while Walker recounts his career, from his fleeting moment of pop cultural fame through his drug-dazed days to cult legend.

Director: Stephen Kijak

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Rise, Fall, New York City, 2000s, Transformation, Offbeat, Creative

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    Glosses over the depression and alcoholism that have bedeviled Walker as well as any relationships he might have had. But that doesn't make the film any less interesting. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A fine new rock documentary. show more

  • 70
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    Presented as a straight documentary about an American pop singer who had one U.K. hit in the 1960s as a member of a boy band and has gone missing ever since, but it plays like the slyest of spoofs. show more

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Awards

Nominated Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)