Around about the time of the Dirty Pretty Things split, Car Barat went on about pursuing an acting career, which he seems to have been serious about. Earlier this year he appeared as Gene Vincent in the movie ‘Telstar’. Now he’s done this (below) short film with Har Mar Superstar, in which he play’s both speaking parts.
As with everything Har Mar, it’s pretty shit but none-the-less there you go. Barat’s dithering about a Libertines reunion says everything about how much he can’t face a tour with a skagged-up Pete Doherty. They have made peace of course – and performed together – but I can see them only doing a few ‘one-off’ shows as opposed to an album or tour unless Doherty cleans-up.
Here’s the film: