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Edgeplay (2004)

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A documentary feature film about the 1970's seminal all girl band, The Runaways.

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"EDGEPLAY: A film about The Runaways" chronicles the rise and disintegration of the seminal '70's all-teenage-girl rock band The Runaways, whose members included then-unknown future rock stars Lita Ford and Joan Jett. The film explores the effects of verbal, emotional and psychological abuse on girls too young to drink, but old enough for sex, drugs and rock n' roll. Written by Sacred Dogs Entertainment

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Director Victory Tischler-Blue was actually a replacement member of The Runaways when bass player Jackie Fox left the band. See more »

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Sandy West: I remember the decision of me and Lita splitting apart from Joan and Toby, and that was pretty mind boggling. It's like the, the band disbanded. It hurt. And I was really apart of looking out for these girls, and watching them grow up and growing up with them. So when all that ripping and tearing went on, my heart was ripping and tearing. And that's when you, uh, you find yourself feeling... lost. Where do I go? Where do I fit in? What do I do? How do I do it, how do I go about it? And when it ...
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Raw and heartwrenching. Edgeplay blew my mind. Stunning.
31 May 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I never would have thought that the behind the scenes goings on were like what was explained in this film. I always thought that these girls had it made in the shade. My head spun when I listened to Cherie Currie's depiction of life in the Runaways. But what really brought me to tears was Sandy West's struggle in life. She went from from a teen rock star to a life of crime and prison. Why? What happened to her? She was such a great drummer and had so much potential.

The ending of this film is so completely unexpected and chilling. It made me cry. It made my blood run cold. I can't recommend this film more. If you love rock and roll - see this film: Edgeplay: a film about the Runaways.

Great job Victory!!!!!!!!!!!!


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