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Edgeplay (2004)

A documentary feature film about the 1970's seminal all girl band, The Runaways.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kari Krome Kari Krome ... Herself
Kim Fowley Kim Fowley ... Himself
Suzi Quatro ... Herself
Sandy West Sandy West ... Herself
Jeri W. Jeri W.
Toby Mamis Toby Mamis ... Himself (voice)
Jackie Fox ... Herself
Lita Ford ... Herself
Cherie Currie ... Herself
Marie Harmon Marie Harmon ... Herself (as Marie K.)
Victory Tischler-Blue ... Herself (as Vicki Blue)
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Joan Jett ... Herself (archive footage)
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"EDGEPLAY: A film about The Runaways" chronicles the rise and disintegration of the seminal '70's all-teenage-girl rock band The Runaways, whose members included then-unknown future rock stars Lita Ford and Joan Jett. The film explores the effects of verbal, emotional and psychological abuse on girls too young to drink, but old enough for sex, drugs and rock n' roll. Written by Sacred Dogs Entertainment

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Documentary | Music

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgeplay: A Film About The Runaways See more »

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Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)
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Sacred Dogs Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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This documentary about the all girl rock band The Runaways, has no original Runaways music. The only music you hear is by other artists or you hear the band doing cover songs. That's because Joan Jett refused to take part in the production and refused to grant permission for the music to be used. See more »

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Sandy West: I don't think it ever should have happened. I don't think The Runaways should have ever broken up. Broke up. Because, we were the most awesome band. And it hurts more than anything. That band could have kept on going. And I think it's because of really fucked up people were involved and it wasn't us. It was those other assholes that wanted to manipulate and control and uh, tear us apart. Why? Greed? Greed is an ugly thing. Power is an ugly thing. Jealousy is a very ugly thing. No reason that ...
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Skin Tight Skin
Written by Suzi Quatro and Len Tuckey
Performed by Suzi Quatro
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Missed Opportunity
5 September 2007 | by rockabilly-1See all my reviews

This is very well done, and is very informative and fans of the band will find this engrossing. But with the recent death of Sandy West, the lack of participation in this documentary of Joan Jett is very sad. Let's face it, there will never be another documentary about this band, that will have the opportunity to tell the true story, or at least the story of the band from each of the major participants. It's very sad that after all this time the participants in this story could not put their differences aside for long enough to put on film their story and feelings about their memories about this unique and very neglected band. Or maybe the fact that they could not, is the true story of how horrible this experience was for the young women who lived it.


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