Follows comedian/author/activist Russell Brand as he dives headlong into drugs, sex & fame in an attempt to find happiness, only to realize that our culture feeds us bad ideas & empty idols. Through his stand up, Brand explores his own true icons – Gandhi, Che Guevara, Malcolm X & Jesus Christ- & evolves from addict & Hollywood star to an unexpected political disruptor & newfound hero to the underserved. Will Brand hold fast against the roar of criticism to break out of the very system that built him?
Documentary | Biography
Dir. Ondi Timoner, UK/US, 2015, 100 mins
Cast (as themselves): Russell Brand, Simon Amstell, Barbara Brand, Ron Brand, Katy Perry, Jeremy Paxman, Noel Gallagher, David Lynch