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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III (1998)

The Decline of Western Civilization III is a 1998 documentary film that follows the gutter punk lifestyle of homeless teenagers.

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The film was originally to be titled 'The Decline In Eastern Civilization' and was to cover the Japanese heavy metal music scene. See more »

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punx
29 May 2001 | by (rock) – See all my reviews

This movie is an accurate description of a small sect of the punk scene. Since the 80s it has grown so much and has so many parts, and this is just about a few squatters from L.A., most of whom i know. And it is good as a documentary about them but don't pretend that this is at all a documentary about hte punk scene of today


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