DIRECTOR PROMISES “DARKER” DAMNED DOCUMENTARY

“This film is much darker,” says film maker Wes Orshoski on the follow-up to his critically acclaimed Lemmy documentary, which focuses on The Damned. Titled ‘Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead’, Wes adds that “Captain is still going to make you laugh out loud and the performances are very raucous, but it’s a much more sobering look at what it’s like to be in a band with someone who you met as a teenager. The strange reality of being in a band that has lasted four decades and being tied at the hip to someone that you entered into this pact with before you even had any clue who you were as a person. ‘Lemmy’ was meant to be sort of a popcorn-munching, roller coaster ride, a party. The Damned film has that, but it’s also much more real.”

You can read Wes’s full story in the latest issue of VLR, on sale now, and view the documentary at the following venues in June:

June 8th Cardiff Chapter Arts Centre
June 9th Liverpool Picture House At Fact
June 10th Brighton Dukes @ Komedia
June 11th Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyneside Cinema
June 12th Edinburgh Filmhouse

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