R | | Documentary, Comedy, Crime
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner. The film contains... See full summary »
The film had its unofficial UK premiere in an abandoned rail tunnel underneath London's Waterloo station, an area devoted to graffiti and street art. Tickets for this sold out in a minute. A red carpet was spraypainted on the ground especially for the occasion, while spectators were all presented with tins of spray paint as they left the screening.
I used to encourage everyone I knew to make art; I don't do that so much anymore.
At the end says "No elephants were harmed during the making of this movie" referring to Banksy's US expo.
$170,756 (USA) (18 April 2010)
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