The Promoter

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Robert Pereno should be a household name, yet every time he is on the brink of greatness, he somehow manages to mess it up...This is his story.Infamous club promoter, actor and singer who describes himself as a bi-polar, loquacious narcissist, Robert Pereno is a seductive, charming and brutally honest man. This film follows a year in his life.Robert gives an overview of his past from a privileged up-bringing in ex-pat Calcutta during the 60s, to his foray into music, acting and club land, where he promoted many top London nightclubs such as The Camden Palace, The Wag, Crazy Larry's and SW1 to name a few.Never lost for words, always with a quote and a handy aphorism, we see Robert ecstatic as he promotes his new Film Club and Singer Old Fashioned Daisy Tallulah Johnson. Then, conversely in the pits of despair, when his addictive proclivities get the better of him, to capsize his projects, his marriage and his life.With help from a colourful ensemble of co-stars from DJ Rusty Egan, actress & singer Eve Ferret, Adam Ant, DJ Gaz Mayall, band-mate LA Richards, gypsy swing guitarist Faebhean Kwest and the enigmatic Inesa & Barrington De La Roche of Dark Theatre to help illuminate his life, Robert manages to find hope through his friends for a new kind of future.

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