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AAS: SXSW Interview: Stephen Kijak, "Scott Walker: 30 Century Man"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire March 14, 2007 at 12:51PM

Four years in the making, "Scott Walker: 30 Century Man" is and in-depth look at a man who turned his back on fame to follow a very singular and uncompromising artistic path, something all too rare in today's accelerated pop culture. In addition to a rare interview with the reclusive Walker himself, the film features interviews with an impressive roster of his famous fans and collaborators (Bowie, Radiohead, Jarvis Cocker, and legendary arranger Angela Morley, formerly known as Wally Stott) And the filmmakers were granted exclusive access to observe the recording of Walker's latest album "The Drift." Matthew Odam speaks with "Scott Walker" director Stephen Kijak where his doc is having its North American premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, currently underway, in the Austin American Statesman.
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Four years in the making, "Scott Walker: 30 Century Man" is and in-depth look at a man who turned his back on fame to follow a very singular and uncompromising artistic path, something all too rare in today's accelerated pop culture. In addition to a rare interview with the reclusive Walker himself, the film features interviews with an impressive roster of his famous fans and collaborators (Bowie, Radiohead, Jarvis Cocker, and legendary arranger Angela Morley, formerly known as Wally Stott) And the filmmakers were granted exclusive access to observe the recording of Walker's latest album "The Drift." Matthew Odam speaks with "Scott Walker" director Stephen Kijak where his doc is having its North American premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, currently underway, in the Austin American Statesman.