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.