Overview

Almost a decade has elapsed since Bowiesque glam-rock superstar Brian Slade escaped the spotlight of the London scene. Now, investigative journalist Arthur Stuart is on assignment to uncover the truth behind the enigmatic Slade. Stuart, himself forged by the music of the 1970s, explores the larger-than-life stars who were once his idols and what has become of them since the turn of the new decade.

  1. Todd Haynes

    Screenplay, Director, Story

  2. James Lyons

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ewan McGregor

    Ewan McGregor

    Curt Wild

  2. Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    Brian Slade

  3. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    Arthur Stuart

  4. Janet McTeer

    Janet McTeer

    Female narrator (voice)

  5. Toni Collette

    Toni Collette

    Mandy Slade

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • October 26, 1998
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue $1,053,788.00

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