Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon
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Director Beth AalaYear 2014Genre(s) Documentaries
Shep Gordon may not be as famous as some of the biggest celebrities in the world, but you can bet they count him among their closest friends. A popular Jewish music manager who took on the career after meeting Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, Shep's first subject was shock rocker Alice Cooper in 1965. Since then, his Hollywood career has exploded having also worked alongside the likes of Pink Floyd, Luther Vandross, Blondie, Ann Murray and others. Not only that, but Shep instigated the breakthrough of celebrity chefs and also become close personal friends with the 14th Dalai Lama during his venture into Buddhism. Now, though, after a life of luxury and living other people's lives, this 'mensch' as his star friends call him (a Yiddish word essentially meaning 'a good person') is looking for a life of his own.
'Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon' is an entertaining documentary based on the life and career of one of the world's most ingenius talent managers. It serves as the directorial debut of comic actor Mike Myers (star of 'Austin Powers' and 'Wayne's World') alongsde his Emmy winning directing partner Beth Aala ('Pool Party'). The movie is scheduled for UK release on July 18th 2014.
Starring: Shep Gordon, Mike Myers, Tom Arnold, Alice Cooper, Michael Douglas, Emeril Lagasse, Anne Murray, Willie Nelson, Derek Shook, Sylvester Stallone