Session Man

Director: Seth Winston
Screenwriters: Seth Winston

Institute History

  • 1992 Sundance Film Festival


McQueen is a musician, a “session man” or backup player, who is awakened by a phone call in the middle of the night. A job. McQueen goes to a recording studio and walks in on a moment of rock’n’roll history. The Raging Kings, one of the biggest groups in rock is breaking up. McQueen has been called in to play a guitar solo over the previously recorded tracks. His solo is so good that before the night is over, McQueen is asked to join the band. For a few hours, McQueen tastes what it is like to realize all his dreams.

Screening Details

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