Meeting People Is Easy, first released on 30 November 1998, is a rockumentary by Grant Gee following British alternative rock band Radiohead on their exhaustive world tour following the success of their 1997 album OK Computer. The film was nominated for a Grammy Award in the “Best Long Form Music Video” category in 2000. –Wikipedia
Grant Gee is a film director and cinematographer currently living in Brighton. He was born in Plymouth and studied Geography at St Catherine’s College, Oxford and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
He is most noted for his documentary about the British alternative rock group Radiohead, Meeting People Is Easy (1999), which followed the band on their tour for their highly acclaimed third album, OK Computer (1997).
In the early 1990s he had worked on U2’s Zoo TV and Zoo Radio, and collaborated with Mark Neale on several projects (many through London production company Kudos Productions), including “The Memory Palace”, an experimental multi-media project combining film and live performance for the Expo ’92.
In 1996 he directed a twenty-seven minute short film commissioned by progressive house band Spooky for parts of their album “Found Sound” (namely the tracks “Central Heating”, “Bamboo”, “Aphonia”, “Lowest Common Denominator”, “Hypo-Allergenic”/“Interim”… read more
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When encountering opinions on Radiohead, one struggles to find a happy medium. Often you encounter people who praise Yorke and co. as peerless trailblazers, others find them as part of a pompous clique of pretentious rock acts who claim to be smarter than all (See: Pink Floyd, U2). This film plays up both, while creating a draining environment of stress and agony. One part paranoia, one part self-pity; all portrait.