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Popular, but mysterious rock D.J Mike Mallard (Askew) (who broadcasts his show from an isolated farmhouse) is one day found by a four young people who land their plane nearby his farm. One of them, Kathy (Oatman), falls for Mallard who is also battling with his producer (Rill) over his refusal to play the commercial music that the radio station and record companies want him to play.Written by
It should be a crime to promote and a film with the words featuring the music of Van Morrison this film featured half of one Van song (Astral Weeks) and a full Lala from Derek & the Dominoes & a lot of other obscure background music. With that said I will comment on this film said to have won awards in Canada. Taking in to consideration the period of the 70's the film's plot was okay but fell off after about 30 minutes and ultimately it was about a man who loved his music but hated his boss & the system etc. A man who can't love a woman and keep a job because he thinks he should be "cool" instead. D-
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