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Jubilee (1978)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | September 1979 (USA)
Queen Elizabeth I travels to late twentieth-century Britain to discover a tawdry and depressing landscape where life mostly seems aimless and is anyway held cheap. Three post-punk girls ... See full summary »

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Crabs (as Little Nell)
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Mad
Jordan ...
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Chaos
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Angel
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Sphinx
Linda Spurrier ...
Viv
Neil Kennedy ...
Max
Jack Birkett ...
Borgia Ginz (as Orlando)
Jayne County ...
Lounge Lizard (as Wayne County)
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David Brandon ...
Ariel (as David Haughton)
Helen Wellington-Lloyd ...
Lady in Waiting
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Queen Elizabeth I travels to late twentieth-century Britain to discover a tawdry and depressing landscape where life mostly seems aimless and is anyway held cheap. Three post-punk girls while away their vacuous existence as best they can, from time-to-time straying into murder to relieve the boredom. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Sex, drugs and punk rock. Add violence and time travel and you have Jubilee.

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy | Music

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September 1979 (USA)  »

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Jubileum  »

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£200,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Toyah Willcox chose the character of Mad while leafing through the script, finding that that character had the most lines. See more »

Goofs

After the policemen shoot Angel and Sphinx dead, Sphinx's eyes blink before the camera cuts away. See more »

Quotes

Angel: You clammy slag! You sat on the KY with your fat arse!
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Referenced in Brows Held High: The Doom Generation (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Nine to Five
Performed by Maneaters
Written by Adam Ant (as Ant) / Toyah Willcox (as Wilcox)
Produced by Miles Copeland and Mark Perry
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pap smear of a "film"
6 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can think of a great many words to describe Jubilee. Yet the one that I most want to scream is pretentious art-house crap. All these borderline masturbatory gushing reviews for this pap smear of a "film". why? because it "thinks outside the box", or "in your face", or "poetry in action"?? The former two might be true, the latter one is NOT. This film is not punk, it's tripe. Tripe of the worst kind boring, inane, idiotic tripe.

My Grade: F

DVD Extras: "Jubilee: A time less Golden" Documentary; Jordan's Dance (a super-8 short); theatrical trailer; shooting script; costume sketches; Continuity stills; "a new wave movie" (a collection of odds & ends)


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