Becoming Bond

Becoming Bond

A unique documentary/narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in "On Her Majesty’s Secret Service" (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life. Then after being offered the next six Bond films and a $1 million signing bonus, he turned it all down…

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Biography, Comedy, Documentary
Screening Section: Visions
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 91 mins

Josh Greenbaum

Director Bio

Josh Greenbaum is an Emmy Award-winning director in film, TV, and commercials. His feature documentary "The Short Game" won the Audience Award at SXSW and was acquired by Netflix to launch their Originals film division. He is a graduate of Cornell and Oxford Universities and received his MFA in film from USC's School of Cinematic Arts.



Director:  Josh Greenbaum
Producer:  Rafael Marmor, Christopher Leggett, Josh Greenbaum
Screenwriter: Josh Greenbaum
Cinematographer: John Rutland
Editor: Billy McMillin
Production Designer: Caity Birmingham
Music: John Piscitello
Principal Cast: George Lazenby, Josh Lawson, Kassandra Clementi, Jeff Garlin, Jake Johnson, Jane Seymour, Dana Carvey
Additional Credits: Line Producer: Kourtney Gleason, Casting By: Angela Demo, C.S.A., Associate Editor: Terry Yates


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