Gruff Rhys traces Patagonian relative in new film

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The weird and wonderful career of Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys continues this summer with a strange, low-budget documentary film about tracing his distant family's life in Patagonia.

Separado!, directed by Rhys and Dylan Goch, follows his journey to the Argentinian-Welsh community in South America. He encounters distant relative and musician Rene Griffiths, whose 1970s career saw him become something of a star in his native land.

According to Rhys, "At worst, it's a Borat-style search for someone. At best, it's a musical road trip couched in a magical realist style."

You can watch a trailer for the film on Gruff Rhys' YouTube channel.

Seperado! is having its American première next week at the Los Angeles Film Festival and will be released in the UK later in the summer.

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