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The Rise and Fall of The Clash (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 30 August 2012 (Japan)
The definitive biography of the group's fall from grace after they made it to SHEA Stadium USA and were on their way being a smashing success in the world! This story is one of the most ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Viv Albertine ... Herself (as Viviane Albertine)
Jesús Arias Jesús Arias ... Himself
Terry Chimes ... Himself
Tymon Dogg Tymon Dogg ... Himself
Dan Donovan ... Himself
Fayney Fayney ... Himself
Mickey Gallagher Mickey Gallagher ... Himself
Pat Gilbert Pat Gilbert ... Himself
Vic Godard Vic Godard ... Himself
Pearl Harbor Pearl Harbor ... Herself
Topper Headon ... Himself (archive footage)
Mark Helfond Mark Helfond ... Himself
Pete Howard Pete Howard ... Himself
Mick Jones ... Himself
Ray Jordan Ray Jordan ... Himself
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The definitive biography of the group's fall from grace after they made it to SHEA Stadium USA and were on their way being a smashing success in the world! This story is one of the most shocking of the music industry of the 1980s. The story has never been told before: The Collapse of The Clash unravels as the ultimate rock 'n' roll tragedy. Written by p.aveni

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The Inside Story of the Only Band That Mattered

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English

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30 August 2012 (Japan) See more »

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$550,000 (estimated)
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The Acton Town Hall gig with The Mescaleros where Mick Jones finally re-joins Joe Strummer onstage weeks before his death in 2002. See more »

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It's supposed to be about the end
25 October 2016 | by FantaliciousSee all my reviews

Yeah, it's called the RISE AND FALL, but really only focuses on the fall.

I remember seeing the trailer back in 2012 and it was pretty apparent from that that the later days of the band would be in focus. If you're prepared for that then I think you will really enjoy this documentary.

There already exists other better documentaries about The Clash's earlier days and their prime. But all of them completely ignore the last years, which is a shame. Cut the Crap sucks, but it's still an interesting story to tell.

If you've seen all the other Clash documentaries and feel that you want to know more about the fall and The Clash post-Mick Jones, go watch this one. But don't expect any story of their rise.


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