placebo the search for meaning
placebo the search for meaning

PLACEBO Announces New Documentary: This Search For Meaning

Placebo is thrilled to unveil their upcoming feature-length documentary, This Search For Meaning, set to hit theatres in September 2024. The film delves into the profound ideas that shape Placebo’s lyrics and themes, offering an intimate look at the band’s evolution both musically and personally. It fearlessly explores the creative process, the rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle, and the consequences that come with it.

Since their emergence in the 1990s, Placebo has carved a unique path in the music industry, tackling provocative subjects and challenging societal norms. From their early hits like ‘Nancy Boy’ to their more recent chart-topping albums, the band has never shied away from addressing pressing issues such as human rights, individuality, apathy, and corruption.

Award-winning filmmaker Oscar Sansom takes viewers on a visual journey through Placebo’s impact and legacy, touching on contemporary themes like surveillance, sexuality, addiction, and the climate crisis. Through candid interviews with band members Brian and Stefan, the documentary sheds light on Placebo’s ongoing exploration of socio-cultural issues and their musical evolution.

Featuring insights from notable figures in the arts, including Shirley Manson, Robbie Williams, and David Bowie, This Search For Meaning offers a multi-faceted perspective on Placebo’s influence and significance in the music industry. The film also includes never-before-seen footage and performances, providing a comprehensive look at the band’s career and collaborations.

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