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Another State of Mind (1984)

A documentary on punk rock.

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Adam Small, Peter Stuart
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Cast

Credited cast:
M. Otis Beard M. Otis Beard ... Himself (as Oskar Mire)
Dennis Danell Dennis Danell ... Himself
Brent Liles Brent Liles ... Himself
John Macias John Macias ... Himself
Ian MacKaye Ian MacKaye ... Himself
Keith Morris ... Himself
Mike Ness ... Himself
Derek O'Brien Derek O'Brien ... Himself
Adam Stern Adam Stern ... Himself
Sean Stern Sean Stern ... Himself
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A documentary on punk rock.

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Under the makeup. Over the edge. An incredible journey through the underground.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$130,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Film title is taken from a Social Distortion song of the same name, from their 1983 debut "Mommy's Little Monster." See more »

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Punk before hot topic and the internet!!
26 April 2013 | by ultravio13See all my reviews

I saw this movie tonight for the first time since 1985, when I caught it on Night Flight. Seeing it 28 years later, I was amazed how much of it I was still able to recall, but more than that, how much the perception of Punk has changed since the 80's. Having a shaved head or pink hair does not raise an eyebrow today, you even see kids with those kind of hair styles, tattoos and body modifications, who aren't into punk, or aware of where those styles originated from. A number of times in the Movie, you have various punks mention how people harass them for their appearance, and it was so true, back then it took a lot of guts to walk around like that. This movie brought back a lot of memories of being a teenage punk, how it was almost like belonging to a secret society that most people had no idea existed. I also like how un-PC punks were back then, unlike today's army of whiners. I wonder what became of some of the people in the Film? Like Marcel or that gorgeous death rocker Valerie ? In all it's a very interesting time capsule of a time that will always be dear to me.


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