Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in his Own Words
Dir. Thorsten Schütte. France/Germany, 2016. 1h 33m. Starring Frank Zappa, Steve Allen, Theodore Bikel, Jimmy Carl Black, Katie Couric.
Provocateur. Iconoclast. Freak. Genius. Frank Zappa is defined not only by his unquestionable musical brilliance but also by the stance he took against conformity.
This film explores his life and career via archival footage, including interviews and concert performances.
‘A vivid portrait of a man who considered himself a working musician, just trying to support a family with his creativity.’ Noel Murray, AV Club
’It presents a captivating portrait of one of the era's greatest defenders of artistic freedom and a true American original.’ Oleg Ivanov, Slant Magazine