POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ
Poly Styrene (of the phenomenal band X-Ray Spex) was a force-of-nature whose accurate assessment of capitalism and consumerism found traction in catchy songs such as, "Oh Bondage, Up Yours," "The Day The World Turned Day-Glo," and "Identity."
What a voice!
Here, Poly's daughter Celeste Bell collaborates with co-director Paul Sng to give an intimate portrait of this trailblazing artist.
Actress Ruth Negga lends her voice, to stand in for Poly's, in this warts-and-all documentary.
Poly Styrene (nee, Marianne Joan Elliott-Said).
Take that, Capitalism.
Not Rated. 89 mins.
POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ is available one-night-only in theaters nationwide on 2/2
followed by an on-demand release on 2/4 from Utopia!
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