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Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Mat Whitecross
Produced by Damian Jones
Written by Paul Viragh
Starring Andy Serkis
Naomie Harris
Ray Winstone
Olivia Williams
Noel Clarke
Toby Jones
Mackenzie Crook
Bill Milner
Music by Chaz Jankel
Cinematography Christopher Ross
Release date(s) 8 January 2010[1]
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll is a 2010[1] biopic of Ian Dury, starring Andy Serkis in the role of Dury. The film follows Dury's rise to fame and documents his personal battle with the disability caused by having contracted the debilitating disease polio during childhood. The effect that his disability and his lifestyle have upon his relationships is also a focal point of the film.[2] The title of the film is derived from the classic 1977 7" single, "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll".



Also a few students from Hereward College (a national specialist college for disbled and non disabled students) are in this film


Principal photography began on April 29, 2009 in Egham, Surrey.[2]


Award Category Name Outcome
British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) Best Actor Andy Serkis Nominated
Award Category Name Outcome
BAFTA Best Actor Andy Serkis Nominated
Award Category Name Outcome
BAFTA Music Chaz Jankel Nominated
Award Category Name Outcome
Evening Standard Film Awards Best Actor Andy Serkis Winner


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