September 30, 2009


An intimate, full-length, 80 minute documentary on Sid's life to mark 30 years since his death. Plus 10 track audio CD, booklet and more!

Odeon Entertainment and MVD Visual are proud to announce the release of Sid! - By Those Who Really Knew Him on November 17th in North America. 
Cover ArtThis package, the first intimate full-length 80 minute documentary on Sid's life, marks 30 years since his death from a heroin overdose (he was just 21 years old). Many of those closest toSid speak for the very first time about this true punk icon who burned out, but never sold out. 
This brand new documentary, in association with ITN Archive, charts the fall and rise of Sid Vicious from punk's hero to society's cultural icon of the twentieth century.
Sid's short and controversial life is profiled with interviews fromJah Wobble (childhood friend, founder PIL), Steve Severin(Siouxsie and the Banshees), David Vanian (The Damned),Malcolm McLaren (Sex Pistols Manager), Viv Albertine(Flatmate, The Slits), Ron Watts (100 Club), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), Rat Scabies (The Damned), Caroline Coon (Writer and Artist), Vivienne Westwood (Sex Designer), Marco Pirroni(Adam & The Ants), John Tiberi (Sex Pistols Tour Manager), and many more of Sid's close friends. 

Featuring previously unseen archive footage and filmed in HD, this new documentary provides the most definitive and intimate life story of the punk hero who truly lived his life with chaos and anarchy. Fuelled with a soundtrack of Sid's own music, this is the faithful telling of Sid's life story by those who really knew him.
In addition to the DVD documentary, this special collector's edition includes a 10 track CD of Sid live in New York's, and a biography booklet profile by best-selling music author Mark Paytress.

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