Director of the brand new Swedish House Mafia 'final farewell' documentary, Leave The World Behind, gives us the five documentaries that you need in the arty/tasteful section of your DVD collection...


Cocksucker Blues


 

What is is?

A fly-on-the-wall documentary following The Rolling Stones on their 1972 North American Tour - their first time Stateside since the tradgedies at Altamont Speedway Free Festival which became famous for violence and the three deaths that occured during it.

Christian says:

”Not the easiest to follow along, but I love to get a fly on the wall glimpse into this world even though it’s shot like worse than a home VHS video. Beautifully decadent."


I'm Going To Tell You A Secret



What is is?

A beautiful, dramatic and well thought out film that focuses on the creation of a "new" Madonna with her 2004 Re-Invention World Tour. For fans of Madge and ace music documentaries alike.

Christian says:

”This doc is aesthetically a masterpiece to me, beautifully shot on film-stock and edited in a rhythmic montage style.”


Some Kind Of Monster


What is is?

A look into the creation of (arguably) Metallica's worse album to date, and the almost collapse of the entire band in the process. Probably the closest thing to a real life version of Spinal Tap you'll see.

Christian says:

”This doc is increadibly ugly, but maybe that’s what makes it so personal. It’s very interesting indeed to see how much insight we get and how the characters develop during the filming. The fly on the wall sequences are my favorites.”


Lord Dont Slow Me Down


What is is?

An underrated film following Oasis as they toured their last hugely succesful album, before the Gallagher's brothers relationship became an absolute shit storm and they inevitably broke up...

Christian says:

”A true and beautiful fly on the wall experience. You really feel you’re on the tour with the band and experience it as they are. With few words spoken it says much about Oasis during that time."


LAGERFELDT CONFIDENTIAL


What is is?

OK, so technically it's not a music documentary, but that said, it does have a banging soundtrack. The film focuses on the bizzare, completely unrelatable world of fashion icon, Karl Lagerfeld.

Christian says:

”The opening scene is Karl walking around in his Parisian townhouse among his hundreds of iPads and packing his bags for a trip: pouring shirt collars and jewelry into a duffel bag. It’s a great example of "cinema varité” and says everything about the main character without words.”

Leave the World Behind - in cinemas March 28th