Bolan's Shoes


Hammer Theatre Center, San Jose Wed, Aug 16, 2023 9:30 PM
Hammer Theatre Center, San Jose Fri, Aug 18, 2023 11:25 AM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime (minutes):96
Original Language:English
Global Landscapes:Global Landscapes
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Timothy Spall
Leanne Best
Mark Lewis Jones
Director:Ian Puleston-Davies
Producer(s):Terri Dwyer
Dean Fisher
Screenwriter:Ian Puleston-Davies


“BOLAN’S SHOES” takes us on a tumultuous journey from the height of T. Rex mania in 1970s Liverpool to the present-day poignancy of what would have been Marc Bolan's 75th birthday. It captures the heady exhilaration of glam rock mania through the experiences of a group of over-excited kids from a local children's home before a devastating road accident changes their lives forever.


“BOLAN’S SHOES” is a joyful celebration of Seventies culture brimming with the energy of that vibrant era but, like Marc Bolan's legacy, it's retro glitter is dimmed by the tragic repercussions of that deadly road accident. Light-hearted comedy and supernatural chills abound in this inspirational story that explores the enduring legacy of childhood trauma and the life-affirming power of music.

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