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Everyone deserves one adventure in their life…
Wednesday 11 July, 6.30
MISSION TO LARS is an uplifting documentary film about Tom Spicer, a man with autism who, with his siblings' help, goes on a transatlantic quest to find his much-obsessed- over hero, Lars Ulrich of Metallica.
Tom has Fragile X Syndrome. All he's ever wanted is to meet Lars. After 20 years and 10,000 times of asking his
This is a film that looks beyond disability, and uncovers the soul of a very cool guy.
Kate Spicer and filmmaker brother, William, get Tom out of his care home in Exmouth, and hit the road - from
“We had this fantasy of hitting the road with Tom and recreating some of the magic of our teenage years cruising around in £100 cars, eating Burger King and listening to heavy metal on the tape deck,” says Kate. “We thought it would be fun, bonding. We wanted to do something good for our brother. We were also sick of him endlessly asking.”
It doesn't take long before the hoped-for dream becomes a nightmare as Tom’s disabilities, the dysfunctional family, and Metallica’s labyrinthine backstage world thwart the
Kate Spicer visits