Friday 16th August 5pm Godalming Borough Hall
Run time: 85 mins
Synopsis: “This Is Spinal Tap” shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ups and downs, gold albums, name changes and undersold concert dates, along with the full host of requisite groupies, promoters, hangers-on and historians, sessions, release events and those special behind-the-scenes moments that keep it all real.
Director: Rob Reiner
Screenplay: Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Rob Reiner, Harry Shearer
Cast: Rob Reiner, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
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IMDB gives the film a score of 8.0 OUT OF 11
In 2002, This Is Spinal Tap was selected for preservation by the National Film Registry because it is a film that is considered “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress.