Exit Through the Gift Shop

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"The world's first Street Art disaster movie"
  • R
  • 2010
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 7.9  (68,672)
  • 85

Exit Through the Gift Shop is a documentary film from 2010 which chronicles the rise of street art in the modern era. The film is directed by Banksy, a world-renowned street artist whose identity is still unknown to this day. Banksy is also featured in the film, alongside fellow street artists Mr. Brainwash and Space Invader. The film begins by exploring the origins of street art, specifically in the context of graffiti in New York City in the 1970s. The film also covers the transition from traditional graffiti to street art, which is characterized by more abstract and conceptual works.

The documentary then shifts focus to Mr. Brainwash, a French immigrant living in Los Angeles who becomes obsessed with street art after an encounter with Banksy. Mr. Brainwash begins to make a name for himself in the street art scene, eventually becoming a prominent figure in his own right.

The film then follows Mr. Brainwash as he prepares for his first major art show, which is heavily influenced by his encounters with Banksy and other prominent street artists. Mr. Brainwash’s show is met with mixed reviews, with some hailing it as a groundbreaking exhibit while others see it as a shallow imitation of the street art movement.

Throughout the film, Banksy’s involvement with Mr. Brainwash is constantly called into question, with many speculating that Mr. Brainwash is simply a creation of Banksy’s imagination. The film effectively blurs the lines between reality and fiction, leaving viewers questioning the authenticity of what they see on screen.

Overall, Exit Through the Gift Shop is an entertaining and thought-provoking documentary that sheds light on the ever-evolving world of street art. Through interviews with prominent artists and footage of their work, the film provides viewers with a unique perspective on a growing art form that has taken the world by storm. Whether you’re a fan of street art or simply curious about the impact of urban art on society, Exit Through the Gift Shop is a must-see documentary that will challenge your perceptions of art and culture.

Exit Through the Gift Shop is a 2010 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.9 and a MetaScore of 85.

Exit Through the Gift Shop
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