Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams

The inside story. Filmed over 20 years.

Oasis: Supersonic director and frequent Coldplay video director Mat Whitecross charts Coldplay's journey from humble origins to stadium-filling super-stardom. Features live performances and backstage footage from the A Head Full of Dreams tour, alongside unseen archive material captured over 20 years.


Directed by

  • Mat Whitecross('Oasis: Supersonic', 'The Road to Guantanamo', 'Ashes')

Documentary, Music


Rating: MA15+ Strong coarse language


Empire (UK)


It's one for the fans - even the ones too reluctant to admit that they are.

The Guardian


This is a watchable, if blandly celebratory and unchallenging portrait of a massive rock institution.

TimeOut (London)


If you're looking for a warts-and-all exposé of a band with a limitless appetite for destruction, you're not going to make it through the band's first backstage group hug.