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You Really Got Me

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Synopsis

A dramatisation, interwoven with archive footage, of the lives of Ray and Dave Davies, the fabled North London brothers of the band The Kinks.
Ray Davies, an audacious lead singer and songwriter and one of rock’s most iconic musicians, formed a partnership with his brother Dave, a hugely gifted guitarist, which was as legendary as that of Lennon and McCartney or Jagger and Richards. After their meteoric rise to fame, the young brothers were plunged into the hedonistic world of the 1960s rock explosion, and their volatile relationship became notorious.
In the UK, The Kinks had 17 Top 20 singles (including You Really Got Me, Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Waterloo Sunset and Lola) and five Top 10 albums. The band were famously banned from the USA at the height of their fame, but have still sold an estimated 50 million albums worldwide. Their influence has gone on to shape three decades of rock.

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Director
Julien Temple
Producer
Jeremy Thomas
Screenwriter
Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
Principal Cast
Johnny Flynn, George Mackay, Juno Temple

Production Company

Recorded Picture Company
24 Hanway Street
London
W1T 1UH
+44 (0)20 7636 2251
rpc@recordedpicture.com
http://www.recordedpicture.com

BBC Films
BBC Broadcasting House
7th Floor, Zone A
Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
+44 (0)203 614 4445
bbcfilms@bbc.co.uk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms

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Company

HanWay Films
24 Hanway Street
London
W1T 1UH
+44 (0)20 7290 0750
info@hanwayfilms.com
http://www.hanwayfilms.com