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4 July 2005 (USA) See more »
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 

K.K. Barrett ... Himself
Roberta Bayley ... Herself
Jello Biafra ... Himself
Glenn Branca ... Musician, Composer
John Cale ... Himself
Bob Gruen ... Himself

Mary Harron ... Herself
John Holmstrom ... Himself

Chrissie Hynde ... Herself

Jim Jarmusch ... Himself
Darryl Jenifer ... Himself

David Johansen ... Himself
Mick Jones ... Himself

Wayne Kramer ... Himself
Glen Matlock ... Himself
Legs McNeil ... Himself
Thurston Moore ... Himself

Tommy Ramone ... Himself

Henry Rollins ... Himself
Captain Sensible ... Himself
Paul Simonon ... Himself
Siouxsie Sioux ... Herself
Pat Smear ... Himself

Poly Styrene ... Herself
Ari Up ... Herself
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Directed by
Don Letts 
 
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Don Letts 

Produced by
Alison Palmer Bourke .... executive producer
Allison Dore .... line producer
Julie Goldman .... executive producer
Andrew Higgie .... executive producer
Pete Kalhan .... executive producer
Krysanne Katsoolis .... executive producer
Dominic Saville .... executive producer
Henry Scott-Irvine .... archival producer
Evan Shapiro .... executive producer
Caroline Stevens .... executive producer
Lara von Ahlefeldt .... co-executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Louis Mulvey 
 
Film Editing by
Steve Miller 
 
Sound Department
Nick Fry .... dubbing mixer
 
Music Department
Martyn LeNoble .... composer: songs "All Fall Down", "I Wanna" and "Tramp"
 
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Sophie Evans .... publicist
Steve Gordon .... legal
 
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Terence Dackombe .... very special thanks
 

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David Johansen:You know, rock and roll had become this just be-denimed kind of, drum solo kind of thing, and what we wanted to do was bring it down to three minutes and put that Little Richard drag on top of it. And that's what rock and roll was to us, you know. We were just trying to make rock and roll, you know.See more »
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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
There or wish you were...MUST SEE!, 28 April 2005
Author: P C from United States

I just got back from the Tribeca Film Festival screening of Punk: Attitude and I was blown away! Don Letts (infamous DJ at The Roxy, member of Big Audio Dynamite, renaissance man extraordinaire) did a fabulous job at presenting a cohesive and highly entertaining piece of nostalgia. I'm homesick for a place that no longer exists! Moreover, he was successful at providing a fantastic source for generations of rebels to come.

The current-day interviews were surprisingly intelligent and insightful, cut together with historic footage that flowed really well. (Sorry, I was there, back in the day, I'm surprised that so many of us are still alive!) The audience reaction must have been rewarding for him as well. I'm very glad that I got one of the coveted seats at this screening, and I'm glad that Mr. Letts went to all the trouble to bring us Punk: Attitude.

It's not about a period of time, actually, it's an attitude.

See it, rent it, buy it!

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