An aspiring L.A. rocker loses both his band and his girl, but gains the friendship of his own local rock hero.

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Damon Welsh
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An aspiring L.A. rocker loses both his band and his girl, but gains the friendship of his own local rock hero.

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"Strutter" completes the trilogy of films about Southern California musicians by longtime collaborators Allison Anders and Kurt Voss. The first film in the series, Border Radio (1987), is part of the Criterion Collection and published on DVD by Janus Films; the second, "Sugar Town" (1999), was the "centerpiece premiere" at the 1999 edition of the Sundance Film Festival. See more »

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