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True Stories

David Byrne / US, 1986 / 90 min.

Inspired by David Byrne’s scrapbook of tabloid clippings, True Stories is a series of vignettes set in the fictitious town of Virgil, underscored by the magnificent, vigorous new wave funk of Talking Heads.

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Director

David Byrne

Production year

1986

Country

US

Original title

True Stories

Length

90 min.

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

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