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Squaring the Circle (The Story of Hipgnosis)

  • Release Date: June 9, 2023 (limited)
  • Genre: Documentary

  • Director: Anton Corbijn
  • Producer(s): Colin Firth, Ged Doherty, Trish D Chetty
  • Writer(s): Trish D Chetty
  • Studio: levelFILM
  • Length: 1h 41m
  • Le Score Rotten Tomatoes®
    Tomatometer 91% Audience Score 80%

Synopsis

Whether you're a fan of Pink Floyd or not, chances are you know exactly what the album covers of The Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here look like. But you might not be familiar with the creative duo behind those iconic images: Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey "Po" Powell, aka the innovative design studio Hipgnosis. Hipgnosis went from making covers for their mates (the likes of David Gilmour and Syd Barrett) to establishing themselves as the driving force behind visual identities of some of the most popular artists of the 1970s (think Led Zeppelin and Paul McCartney). Their methods were unconventional, their budgets often unreasonable, but they were fearless visionaries who artfully manipulated photographic images long before computer graphics became ubiquitous.Corbijn's film is a charming, witty, beautifully crafted tale of challenging friendships, passion, and vision, full of fascinating anecdotes and big music personalities.

Cast

Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel, Graham Gouldman, Noel Gallagher
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