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An exalted pop star holds the country's youth in his thrall, but secretly his popularity is being carefully managed by the state.
Science Fiction 1967 103 mins
Director: Peter Watkins
Paul Jones (Manfred Mann) plays Steven Shorter, the biggest pop star of his day, whose endorsement influences the actions of the masses. In reality, though, he is a puppet whose popularity is carefully managed by government-backed handlers keen to keep the country's youth under control.
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