Zappa (2021)

  • Biography, Documentary, Musical
  • 2h 9m
“We were loud, we were coarse, and we were strange”

Granted unique access to the previously sealed-off Zappa Vault, Alex Winter’s Zappa is the first and most exhaustive documentary on the life and times of the music legend, who passed away in 1993 at just 52 years old. Frank Zappa defied easy classification, with a career as sprawling, prolific and pioneering as his compositions. Winter (aka Bill of Bill & Ted) makes a valiant attempt at condensing an intimidating body of work that spanned several decades and over 60 albums into just two hours, assembling fascinating never-before-seen archival footage, and revealing interviews with Zappa’s nearest and dearest.

“A portrait of a complicated man, an exacting artist and a singular visionary” — The Los Angeles Times


Alex Winter




USA, Ireland, UK