17 Jul 2016

Moon Unit Zappa

From Standing Room Only, 1:45 pm on 17 July 2016

When asked to describe himself Frank Zappa usually just said "an entertainer", though that's barely scraping the surface. He was the ultimate iconoclast - attacking left and right with equal enthusiasm - yet he's probably best known for the hit single he recorded with his teenage daughter, Moon Unit Zappa - 'Valley Girl'. Twenty-three years after his untimely death, Frank Zappa gets to tell his own story in the documentary Eat that Question, which debuts here at the International Film Festival.  Long-time Zappa fan Simon Morris talks to Moon Zappa about the film, about her Dad, and about the Zappa legacy...