Being Frank – The Chris Sievey Story

Piece of Cardboard Productions
in association with Ffilm Cymru Wales, 104 Films and Fat Controller Management presents
A film by Steve Sullivan
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story
Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story is a feature length documentary that explores the extraordinary secret life of artist Chris Sievey, best known as his alter ego Frank Sidebottom, the maverick British comedian in a fake head.
World premiere – SXSW
Download the SXSW press release here: Being Frank SXSW PR
Press coverage from SXSW
“A pop-culture outsider gets his colorful due.” Hollywood Reporter
““Being Frank” has the fascination of an enduring pop footnote, and it could be the kind of cult film that “Frank” wasn’t.” Variety
“A wonderful ode to the unique mind and artistry that birthed Frank Sidebottom.” Glide Magazine
“I was absolutely riveted by this film.” Cultured Vultures
“Moving and funny with amazing archive. Reminds me of The Devil and Daniel Johnson.” Jon Ronson
“I was thoroughly entertained and moved by this documentary. I highly recommend it.” Susan Sarandon