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Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story

Dir: Posy Dixon
Cast: Jeremy Costello, Nick Dourado, Beverly Glenn-Copeland
71mins   2019   UK   12A   English    F-Rated

Emerging from years in isolation to an enraptured crowd, a transgender, septuagenarian musical genius finally finds his place in the world. Part biopic, part tour documentary, Keyboard Fantasies tells the time-travelling tale of this mystical musician and vocalist, as the present finally catches up with him and he embarks on his first international tour at the age of 74.

Capturing five decades of relentless musical output and shifting manifestations of gender and sexual identity, set against a backdrop of profound social change, the film celebrates the unpredictable rhythms of life - a lullaby to soothe those souls struggling to find their place in the world.

'Often music documentaries feel padded out with filler but honestly I could have spent another hour in Copeland's company' - Cath Clarke, Guardian