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Skinhead Attitude (2003)

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A fascinating road movie tracing history and origin of a subculture of youth that is known as one of the most radical and contradictory of our time.

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Daniel Schweizer
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Credited cast:
Laurel Aitken Laurel Aitken ... Himself
Buster Bloodvessel Buster Bloodvessel ... Himself
Jimmy Pursey Jimmy Pursey ... Himself
Ian Stuart Ian Stuart ... Himself
Gavin Watson Gavin Watson ... Himself
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SKINHEAD ATTITUDE is the first documentary which outlines the history of forty years of skinhead movement from its extreme left to its extreme right wings. Starting by asking for the most recent development of the movement, the film describes the transformation and radicalisation of this subculture of youth. From London to Berlin, via Helsingborg, Dallas, Las Vegas to Montréal, skinheads establish themselves as a movement of youth with rebellious, violent, often extremist traits. Skins stir up fears and form the street movement which is feared most. They are used to being objects of the media but who are they really? SKINHEAD ATTITUDE is a road movie accompanying Karole, a modern skinhead girl with a traditional and anti-racist attitude. At the age of 22 she discovers her female identity within a male-dominated movement, being skin despite the influential stereotypes and the looks of others. The film is a musical journey which, by following Karole and her companions, draws a portrait ...

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Switzerland | France | Germany

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English | French | Polish | Swedish | German | Italian | Czech

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8 August 2003 (Switzerland) See more »

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Great Film
26 September 2008 | by skinheadawayoflifeSee all my reviews

This is a very good film,well documentary,a skinhead-girl travels Europe etc to search out the truth about the skinhead cult.it tells you about the good and bad sides that engulf the skinhead way including the Nazi and sharp skins.very good and great interviews with Roddy Moreno from the oppressed.I agree with the other comments though,the so called American skinheads aren't actually skinheads at all,they are just racist trailer trash,there not smart enough clothes wise or brain wise to be skinheads,the film is very good though all the same.i enjoyed it a lot.if you enjoyed this film my website has everything about the skinhead cult from the very early Jamaican roots to present day and thousands of pictures as well.even interviews with Roddy and more here at www.skinheadawayoflife.com


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