I USED TO BE FAMOUS

SHORT FILM

Dir: Eddie Sternberg
Prod: Superplex Pictures

‘I Used to be Famous’ follows Vince Denman, a former pop star relentlessly pursuing a comeback. Day in, day out he roams the streets of Peckham trying to sell his CD of unfinished songs to anyone and everyone. After hitting rock bottom, he meets Stevie, a young man with a great ear for rhythm who helps show Vince see the power and beauty of true music.

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