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Writers (WGA):
Allison Anders (written by) &
Kurt Voss (written by)
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Release Date:
10 January 2001 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
The best place to be. See more »
Plot:
Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The music biz See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Jade Gordon ... Gwen

John Taylor ... Clive

Michael Des Barres ... Nick

Martin Kemp ... Jonesy
Larry Klein ... Burt

John Doe ... Carl

Lucinda Jenney ... Kate
Marion Moseley ... In Utero Baby
Veronica Nommenson ... Violet
Elena Nommenson ... Rose
Amelia Nommenson ... Daisy

Ally Sheedy ... Liz
Nicholas Walker ... Masseuse

Rosanna Arquette ... Eva
Jeffrey McDonald ... Kevin (as Jeff McDonald)
Catherine Munro ... Groupie #1

Kristina Hayes ... Groupie #2
Alyse Pozzo ... Groupie #3

Richmond Arquette ... Rick

Lumi Cavazos ... Rosio

Michael E. Rodgers ... Journalist (as Michael Rodgers)
Paige Dylan ... Nerve's Mom
Vincent Berry ... Nerve
Polly Platt ... Maggie

Chris Mulkey ... Aaron
Simon Bonney ... Band Member #1

Kelly Jones ... Band Member #2

Beverly D'Angelo ... Jane

Antonia Bogdanovich ... Maya

Kai Lennox ... Alex
Kadu Lennox ... Monte

Bijou Phillips ... Autograph Girl

Ursula Brooks ... Tracy
Lacey Rodine ... Groupie #4

Philip Tan ... Karate Instructor (as Phillip Tan)

Directed by
Allison Anders 
Kurt Voss 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Allison Anders (written by) &
Kurt Voss (written by)

Produced by
Nancy Griffin .... co-producer
Daniel Hassid .... producer
Nanda Rao .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Larry Klein 
 
Cinematography by
Kristian Bernier (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chris Figler 
 
Production Design by
Alyssa Coppelman 
 
Costume Design by
Anita Cabada 
 
Makeup Department
Suzan Kaminga .... hair stylist
Tara Woodworth .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Nanda Rao .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marshall Crosby .... first assistant director
Tjardus Greidanus .... second assistant director
Meredith Marshall .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Delphine Lafont .... swing gang
Leora Lutz .... property master
 
Sound Department
Erik Blank .... dialogue editor
Jeff Blehr .... boom operator
Keith Burhans .... dialogue editor
Matthew Forsyth .... adr engineer
Markus Innocenti .... supervising sound editor
Eric Jaffe .... sound effects editor
John Kohlbrenner .... sound effects editor
Heather Leavitt .... adr supervisor
Paul Vik Marshall .... sound mixer
Aletha Rodgers .... sound mixer
Jussi Tegelman .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Aranyó .... best boy electric
Rachel Bedner .... camera loader
Simon Bonney .... key grip
Robin Bursey .... second assistant camera
Johnny Buzzerio .... still photographer
Kelly Jones .... gaffer
Erik Kasson .... best boy grip
Rory King .... first assistant camera
Larry Malizia .... electrician
Kyle Rokes .... grip
Allan Gustafsson .... grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kresta Lins .... assistant wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Heather J. Morrison .... assistant editor
Gabriela Tollman .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Julie Anne Adams .... production accountant (as Julie Adams)
Barry L. Caldwell .... additional script supervisor
Bridget Conrad .... craft service
Dureyshevar .... production coordinator (as Dew Ali)
Jennifer S. Jackson .... script supervisor (as Jennifer Helmuth)
Ramanan .... production assistant
Theresa Schwartzman .... production assistant
Jonny Vasic .... production assistant
James Wilson .... production executive: FilmFour
Shaun Yudelson .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Chris Connelly .... thanks
Cameron Crowe .... thanks
Falco .... dedicatee: in loving memory
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong language, some drug content and sexuality
Runtime:
92 min | Argentina:92 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival)
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Trivia:
The groupies for John Taylor's character "Clive" were real John Taylor fans recruited by Allison Anders from John's website.See more »
Soundtrack:
Dead MellySee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The music biz, 8 June 2007
Author: lastliberal from United States

Yes, I am a sucker for Rosanna Arquette. She actually did very well in this film as a former horror film actress married to the lead singer of a rock band that is trying to make a comeback.

Rockers include John Taylor from Duran Duran, Michael Des Barres from Detective, John Doe from X, and Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet.

Also features Ally Sheedy (High Art, Man's Best Friend) and Beverly D'Angelo (American History X, Vegas Vacation).

Vincent Berry (Free Willy 3: The Rescue, "Manhattan AZ," Baby) was really cute as a son, who was a product of a rock concert get together, and dropped at the door by mom. Turns out he is a big fan of horror movies and that helps with bonding with the lovely Rosanna. Cool.

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