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Lambert & Stamp

Raised in very different backgrounds, friends Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert quickly realized their destinies were intertwined. Inspired by the burgeoning youth culture of the early 1960s, these two British lads hatched a rather nontraditional plan to become the filmmakers they had always dreamed of being. They decided to find a young band, manage it, and then make a film about the band’s success. After discovering a group called High Numbers playing a raucous show at an overcrowded underground café, Lambert and Stamp immediately hired the four young musicians and began building their careers under a new name: The Who. [Synopsis courtesy of Sundance Film Festival]