Syd Barrett movie

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Syd Barrett movie

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I read on a magazine about a Jimi Henrix movie ready for the next year. So I think: a Syd Barrett movie would be a hit...!
Very interesting elements: her family, death of father, paint, chitar, LSD, early Pink Floyd, schizofrenia, come back to Cambridge, ecc.

IMO a movie with these elements would be a wonderful movie. Why nobody think about a Syd Barrett movie making?


What do you think?
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Falco wrote:.....
Very interesting elements: her family,.....

What do you think?
has Syd had a sex change? :shock: :D

ah no, only kidding, as far as i know there is a movie in the pipeline...

see..

http://www.sydbarrett.org/rememberadaydvd.htm
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I remember reading a while ago that Johnny Depp was really interested in the story and wanted to play Syd.
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Post by WishIwasthere »

An excellent idea.

Although if it ever happens I hope the makers stay true to Syd and don't embellish it too much the way that so many "based on a true story" movies have been.
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pinknewbie wrote:I remember reading a while ago that Johnny Depp was really interested in the story and wanted to play Syd.
That thread exists, I'm sure using the search function and Johnny Depp will reveal it!!!
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Post by hazchem »

It would have to be a half decent British director and be overseen by Floyd themselves I think.

As you say...look at all the mince we get from other efforts made upon what was supposed to be a true reflection of a Bands or singers musical career.

Look at what Oliver Stone did with The Doors movie.

He should have been banned from directing and had both his legs cut off for that effort...Americans really are tits at times, never let the truth get in the way of a good story eh???
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Re: Syd Barrett movie

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has Syd had a sex change? :shock: :D
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A little mistake, sorry. English is not my language so if you try to speek italian maybe I laugh at you... :wink:
as far as i know there is a movie in the pipeline...

see..

http://www.sydbarrett.org/rememberadaydvd.htm
That' s a Syd Barrett ispiration movie, it's not a biographic movie.
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i think they should leave the film till he actually passes away it's almost as bad as the time when that guy came on here going on about a memorial to syd before he's even jossed it ... what a joke ....

give the guy a break :roll:
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pinknewbie wrote:I remember reading a while ago that Johnny Depp was really interested in the story and wanted to play Syd.
Omygod!! My boyfriend and I have been talking about this since his death- what a fantastic Syd Johnny could do... nobody else even came to mind... :shock: :D
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hazchem wrote:It would have to be a half decent British director and be overseen by Floyd themselves I think.
I agree. Just PLEASE keep it out of Hollywood.. [-o<
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Ringorocks wrote:
hazchem wrote:It would have to be a half decent British director and be overseen by Floyd themselves I think.
I agree. Just PLEASE keep it out of Hollywood.. [-o<
Yes, make it at Pinewood Studios. 8)
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ObscuredEchoes wrote:
pinknewbie wrote:I remember reading a while ago that Johnny Depp was really interested in the story and wanted to play Syd.
Omygod!! My boyfriend and I have been talking about this since his death- what a fantastic Syd Johnny could do... nobody else even came to mind... :shock: :D
Yeah i agree completely he is a fantastic actor. Would the movie be about 1964 - 1969 or his whole life?
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Post by wiped »

I really hope this movie doesn't get made ... it'll be a pile of shite.
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Keith Jordan wrote:
Ringorocks wrote: I agree. Just PLEASE keep it out of Hollywood.. [-o<
Yes, make it at Pinewood Studios. 8)
somewhere in England/Great Britain