From One Direction through to Take That and the Backstreet Boys, a new film sheds light on the phenomenon of boyband fandom.

Having enjoyed a release elsewhere in the world, Sparky Pictures has now picked up the UK release rights for I Used To Be Normal – A Boyband Fangirl Story.

The acclaimed documentary comes from Jessica Leski, and took four years to film. It follows three generations of women who have something in common: they absolutely love boybands. The film then digs a little into the stories behind those women, and how they struggle with – as the synopsis describes –‘the problems and contradictions that are part of being in love with a boyband’.

The film is coming to video on demand services in the UK from May 3rd. It’s an interesting piece of work too, and you can see the trailer for it right here…

We’ll leave you with the synopsis…

I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story is the surprising coming of age story of four diverse, funny, honest and insightful girls and women who have all had their lives dramatically changed by their love of a boyband, whether that is The Beatles, Take That, The Backstreet Boys or One Direction.

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