This is spinal tap

United States, 1984

Film
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Filmed as a documentary, this satire mimics a serious rock documentary with interviews, concert footage and glimpses of the day to day life of “Spinal Tap”. Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer star as the band’s members, while Rob Reiner appears as the film maker (Marty Di Bergi). C0-starring Anjelica Huston and Billy Crystal.

Credits

director
producer

Karen Murphy

production company

Embassy Pictures Corporation (US)

Duration

01:19:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38093

Language

English

Audience classification

M (15+)

Subject categories

Comedy

Comedy → Mockumentary

Comedy → Satire

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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