In a press release that went out this morning, Abramorama announced the release of the documentary film The Public Image Is Rotten in theaters around the world later this year. The movie will chronicle the story of music icon John Lydon of Sex Pistols fame and his pioneering of the group PiL.
The movie is directed by Tabbert Fiiller and features in-depth interviews with John Lydon, former and current bandmates as well as Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Ad-Rock (Beastie Boys) and Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) among others. The film is said to feature loads of archival performances and interview footage.
Set to first open in the United Kingdom beginning with a screening on June 3, 2018, at the Odeon Camden Cinema, it will feature a conversation with John Lydon after the screening. The film will be available for worldwide release later on in the year along with a Public Image Ltd’s worldwide tour.
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