Scene from "The Committee"
Little-Seen Brit Avant
Garde Film on DVD
Eclectic DVD and Basho Records have released The Committee for
The Committee, starring Paul Jones (seen below in his wedding photo) of Manfred Mann fame, is a unique and controversial document of
The musical score is a major element of this film. Written and performed by the Pink Floyd, the soundtrack is some of the most intellectual music Pink Floyd has ever produced, according to music writer David King. This music has never before been released on any format, and is a must for all Floyd fanatics. Also featured in the movie is Arthur Brown performing his hit Fire.
The DVD includes a CD of the Homemade Orchestra, a classical/jazz fusion group, performing the song The Committee, written by Steuer and Jones, as well as two other Homemade Orchestra tracks. The DVD also includes 50 minute interview with Steuer and Sykes who take us behind the scenes of The Committee. Oscar-winning documentary-maker Jon Blair conducts the interview and explores the fascinating and complex ideas behind the The Committee and humorously reveals the trials of making an independent film.
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Running time 58 Minutes