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Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars (15)

14 January

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Satellite Q&A with Eric Clapton

The Wed 10 Jan screening will be followed by a satellite Q&A with Eric Clapton and director Lili Fini Zanuck, live from BFI Southbank. 

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Eric Clapton has long been considered the ultimate guitar hero, but behind the scenes lay restlessness and tragedy. As he constantly quit bands, from the ground-breaking Yardbirds to super-group Cream, Clapton’s pursuit of perfection and fear of selling out has left fans surprised and disappointed. Stretching from his traumatic childhood living in a ‘house of secrets’ to his long struggle with drugs and the tragic loss of his son, this new documentary shows how Clapton has always found an inner strength and healing in music. 

  • Director Lili Fini Zanuck
  • Running time 2h8m
  • Certification 15
  • Country UK
  • Year of production 2017
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