Life After Flash

Gordon's Alive!


Synopsis

For two generations, Flash Gordon has been a classic cult favourite, loved by children and adults alike.  Now for the first time, we are raising the curtain and going behind the scenes on the making of one of the most beloved sci-fi movies of all time. With in depth interviews with cast and crew LIFE AFTER FLASH seeks to uncover how and why the legacy of the film has endured across generations.  It also explores the life of Sam J Jones since his iconic performance as 'Flash Gordon', and digs into the aftermath of the clash the hot-headed young star had with one of Hollywood's biggest titans, producer Dino De Laurentiis. 

Featuring interviews with Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Brian Blessed, Topol, Brian May of Queen, Deep Roy, Peter Wyngarde in his last ever screen interview, and many more besides,  LIFE AFTER FLASH, is an inspiring and moving feature documentary that celebrates Mike Hodges' iconic film, and looks at the real man behind the heroic mask: his successes, his battles, and his ultimate struggle for redemption.

Genre

Documentary

Director

Lisa Downs

Producer

Lisa Downs, Ashley Pugh

Cast

Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Topol, Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngarde, Brian May

Country

The UK

Production Status

Completed

Runtime

94min 

Year

2018