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White Star (1983)

A rock music reporter and his view of the angry excited punk generation.

Director:

Roland Klick

Writers:

Karen Jaehne-Lathan (American adaptation), Roland Klick | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Hopper ... Kenneth Barlow
Terrance Robay Terrance Robay ... Moody Mudinsky
Ramona Sweeny Ramona Sweeny ... Mascha
David Hess ... Frank
Robert Rice Robert Rice ... George
Eric Engbretson Eric Engbretson ... Discjockey
Salina Salina ... Dancer
Shaun Lawton Shaun Lawton ... Chef der Eurosound
Jinny Peak Jinny Peak ... Kreischende Mutter
John Pinschmidt John Pinschmidt ... Punk
Stephen Linetsky Stephen Linetsky ... Chief of Ghomorah
Ute Cremer Ute Cremer ... Eurosound Sekretärin
Robert Bomilla Robert Bomilla ... Pressechef der Eurosound
Stefan Staudinger Stefan Staudinger ... Freund von Mascha
Klaus Voormann ... Tonmeister
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Storyline

A rock music reporter and his view of the angry excited punk generation.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

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Details

Country:

West Germany

Language:

German | English

Release Date:

8 March 1985 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

White Star See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Fujicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Kenneth Barlow: We were punks, man. Shit. Groupies used to come up at night. No big thing, you know. Lay around naked. No names. What do we know? Dining in bed. Silver trays. Them wearing garter belts and stockings which we supplied which was not a cheap thing to do at that time however we did... so anyway, hey, man listen; Keith, Keith gets up one morning but he doesn't know morning. Day night, night day, he doesn't know. He wants to know if it's day or night, you, know? What the hell? I mean, you know. So he...
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Alternate Versions

The US video release, known as Let It Rock, was cut down to 75 minutes. See more »

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Oh my god, I had believed that this film was simply a bad hallucination
30 April 2000 | by A-Ron-2See all my reviews

Well, I guess that this was actually a real film, and I really saw it, and I must say that this is one of the biggest disappointments of my day. This film was really, really, really terrible. Dennis Hopper was coked up to the gills and acting 1000 miles/minute. His charge in the film was simply a bad actor and on top of all of this, they lifted the crowd footage for the concert scenes from the TSOL concert that happens during the film Suburbia (the good punk film, not that lame thing that Eric Bogosian did a few years ago, I love Bogosian, but this film was an mistake), right down to using the fight scene with the main characters from the other film.

This movie was below low budget and I doubt that even the most hardcore Dennis Hopper fans will be able to sit through this 90 minutes of pointless nonsense. To be honest, I am still not really sure what this movie was about, a concert promoter and some Yanni-esque keyboardist. Some riots and random footage from other films, I dunno.


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