Intimate portrait of Denmark's most influential rock band Gasolin'. For the first time ever since they split up in 1978 the four band members reflect upon their career and why they parted.

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Kim Larsen ...
Himself - Gasolin'
Franz Beckerlee ...
Himself - Gasolin'
Wili Jönsson ...
Himself - Gasolin'
Søren Berlev ...
Himself - Gasolin'
Susanne Mertz ...
Herself
Poul Bruun ...
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Roy Thomas Baker ...
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This documentary tells us the story of the Danish rock band, Gasolin'. Written by Povl D. Rasmussen

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Technically a pleasure to watch
5 April 2007 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I'm born in 1972 which makes me post-Gasolin'. When I got interested in music in the eighties, it was all over. So I'm not disturbed by my own conception of Gasolin'. Seeing Anders Østergaards documentary "Gasolin'" is a superb experience. I especially like three aspects:

First of all it is a joy to watch a documentary on a technically level that is equal to the best movies. It is obvious that Østergaard has spent a lot of energy and dedication (and money) in the making.

Secondly it is a joy to listen to the music and lyrics of Gasolin', which works well with the pictures of Østergaard.

Thirdly it is a good story. The focus is mainly on the interactions within the band and not on Gasolins influence on the surrounding society. For non-Danes it could be a story about a garage-band that dissolved many years ago. Until you feel the magic.... Partly generated by Østergaard, but also by the four musicians and the music.


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