A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.
A stunning eye-witness experience of the growth of violence in the United States
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Reportedly, under pressure from the film's Japanese financiers to finish off the film's ending on a more positive note due to the documentary's high negativity content of documented real-life crime and murder, Leonard Schrader
inserted footage related to peace vigils that were held to commemorate the late John Lennon
of The Beatles
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While you watched this movie, five of us were murdered. One was the random killing of a stranger.
The Japanese version of this film runs 116 minutes long. It's called "Violence U.S.A." and is narrated in Japanese. Among the additional things featured in the Japanese version are shots of the Grand Canyon, footage of people surfing, skiing, and playing with Frisbees, and a long tribute to John Lennon
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References Taxi Driver
For What It's Worth
Written by Stephen Stills
Performed by Buffalo Springfield
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