Ron & Russell Mael of Sparks have been a band for five weird and wonderful decades, managing to be iconoclastic, genre-spanning and era-defining all at once. They’ve got celebrity admirers, indelible hits, and an dauntingly diverse body of work – and you’ve probably never heard of them.
Director Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World) takes his first foray into documentary and trains his colourful camera on the history of the brothers behind Sparks, exploring with eccentricity and humour how one pair of musicians be successful and underrated, hugely influential and criminally overlooked all at the same time. Meet your favourite band’s favourite band.