Daily Dose Pick: Exit Through the Gift Shop

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Directed by the notorious Banksy himself, Exit Through the Gift Shop takes viewers on a wild ride through the illicit world of street art.

An exhilarating look behind the scenes of the movement, Exit follows the transformation of French shopkeeper Thierry Guetta — who’s obsessed with documenting street art, but unable to make a good film — into Mr. Brainwash, a megalomaniacal artist set on conquering the graffiti-art scene. Narrated by Rhys Ifans, the film also features music by Roni Size and Portishead’s Geoff Barrow, soundtracking fantastic footage of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, and other street-art heroes.

Visit the Exit Through the Gift Shop website, read an interview with Banksy, catch photos of celebrities tagging a limo at the Hollywood premiere, watch a video of Banksy’s phenomenal exhibition in Bristol, and check out our round-up of Banksy’s best controversies to date.

Theirry Guetta, from Exit Through the Gift Shop

Shepard Fairey on Paris rooftop, from Exit Through the Gift Shop

Mr. Brainwash's Don't Be Cruel, from Exit Through the Gift Shop

Banksy in LA in 2006, from Exit Through the Gift Shop