OK, maybe it’s not that dramatic.
One fan was inspired to leave the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Another, to battle her eating disorder.
“I generally make films about large, brooding geniuses; I’m known for fairly highbrow, intellectual portraits of people that win lots of awards,” says Director Vikram Jayantis. “I didn’t really know much about Spears, but thought that I should pay attention to someone whose choice of underwear can knock the Iraq war off the front pages.”
But if you’re looking for scandal and panty shots, you’re out of luck. The documentary focuses only on the fans and doesn’t lay a finger on Brits colorful past, so you won’t find any pink wigs and head-shaving here. But, on the plus side, you will find these people: