A revealing look into the bands comprising the 1978 London punk-rock scene, and a peek back-stage at the lives behind the facade. Includes performances by Sex Pistols, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Eater, and other concurrent bands.
9 June 1978 (USA)
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The Punk Rock Movie from England
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Did You Know?
Most of the bands were filmed at the Roxy club in London, where Don Letts
worked as a DJ. Letts filmed the bands very simply with a Super-8 camera, and also filmed on the tour bus and at shows with The Clash
and The Slits. The Sex Pistols
were filmed at Screen on the Green in London on 3 April 1977, Sid Vicious
's first show with the band. See more
Oh, some decent fucking music at last!
Some retailers offered the Goodtimes Video version of this film, which omits footage of a man slicing his own chest with a razor blade, and of another man unsuccessfully injecting heroin. See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Why Don't You Shoot Me
Performed by Subway Sect See more