Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

By FHW Marketing


"With his pop star years well behind him, Numan comes across as an interesting and entertaining figure doing his best to live a version of real life" - Andrew Pulver, The Guardian


Android In La La Land is a celebration of a British music-making pioneer and the love story that helped him turn his life around.

At the end of the 1970s, Gary Numan found himself to be one of the world’s biggest-selling artists, "Are ‘Friends’ Electric?" and "Cars" were huge hits, no-one had heard, or seen, anyone like him. Asperger’s syndrome helped forge Numan's ambition, his music and image, but it brought problems. At a time when the public knew little about the condition, the press labeled him a freak, one paper suggested his parents should have been doctored for giving birth to him. Depression, near bankruptcy and a period in the wilderness followed. 

Then Numan fell in love with his biggest fan, and married her…

Welsh connections

Welsh director: Rob Alexander

Supported by Ffilm Cymru Wales


Date: 26th August 2016

Running time:

Certificate: 15

Festivals: SXSW, Hotdocs,  Edinburgh International Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, East End Film Festival

Booking details

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Film Hub Wales projects

Android in La La Land was previewed for exhibitors at one of our Welsh Film Preview Days.



This is film is covered by our Made In Wales strategy, which means if you an a Welsh exhibitor you may be eliable to submit a proposal for support. For more information click here