Becoming a Rock Star at 60 in ‘I’m an Electric Lampshade’ Doc Trailer
“Age is not the limit you think it is.” Strike Media has released an official trailer for a funky UK documentary film called i am an electric lampshade, which originally premiered at the Cinquest Film Festival earlier this year. A funny story about a 60 year old wannabe rocker! i am an electric lampshade Here’s an offbeat, heartwarming portrait of the world’s least likely rock star. This documentary-fiction hybrid tells the story of Doug McCorkle, a buttoned-up, mild-mannered corporate accountant. After retiring at age 60, Doug stakes his marriage and life savings to pursue his wildest dream. Can he pull it off? Have you heard about him already? After a successful US debut at Cinequest, the film will have its UK premiere at the Barnes Film Festival this month, followed by a screening at The Romford Film Festival. I honestly have no idea what’s going on in this trailer with weird footage all over it, but I admit I’m curious. Take a look below.
First Official Trailer (+ Poster) for John Clayton Doyle’s Document i am an electric lampshade, from youtube:
The film is a joyous, heartwarming and offbeat docu-fiction adventure Doug McCorkle, a buttoned-up, soft-spoken corporate accountant who retires at age 60 to become the world’s least likely rock star. The truth is actually stranger than fiction as Doug puts his marriage, life savings, and reputation on the line to pursue his lifelong fantasy. An inspiring underdog story about finding your unique voice. I Am An Electric Lampshade is a thrilling film that proves that it is never too late to pursue your dreams. i am an electric lampshade Directed by a UK filmmaker John Clayton DoyleMaking his first feature film. Produced by Doug McCorkle and Jacob Krupnik. It premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival, and will next play at the Barnes Film Festival in the UK. No official release date set yet – stay tuned for updates. Who’s down?
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