The Cure in Orange

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An astonishingly lavish production number for one of the world's less dynamic live bands, rendered noteworthy by its setting against the magnificent backdrop of an ancient amphitheatre (the Théâtre Antique d'Orange in France). Smith, in a non-stop run through their best-known numbers, proves that he is not one of the world's great frontmen, but for Cure fans this is as perfect and cinematographically compelling a record of a gig as could be asked for. For the rest of us, it's a bit of a yawn.

Release details

Duration: 114 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Tim Pope
Cast: Laurence Tolhurst
Simon Gallup
Porl Thompson
Boris Williams
Robert Smith
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