It’s the case of art imitating life for Mike Mills, whose new film Beginners features a graphic designer (Ewan McGregor) working on album art for a band called The Sads. As Mills says, “Yes, I have done lots of record covers, and yes, I draw like this, and yes, there is a real band called The Sads, fronted by my old friend Aaron Rose…Blurring the lines between what is real and what is fiction in a film that is in many ways exploring what is real — I just couldn’t pass it up.”
See some of the black and white sketches here on Interview Magazine. The trailer for Beginners can be found below.
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