The movie is a dramatisation based on a combination of real events, rumours, urban legends and the imaginations of the scriptwriter - as the movie makes clear. In one scene featuring Howard Devoto (played by Martin Hancock) having sex with Wilson's first wife, the real Devoto, an extra in the scene, turns to the camera and says "I definitely don't remember this happening". The fourth wall is frequently broken, with Wilson (who also acts as the narrator of the movie) frequently commenting on events as they occur directly to camera, at one point declaring that he's "being postmodern, before it's fashionable".

Film Info

2 min 19 sec Duration
  • Posted: October 28, 2007
  • Director: Michael Winterbottom
  • Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Studio: MGM
  • Release: August 9, 2002
  • Cast: Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Danny Cunningham

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