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L7: Pretend We're Dead (2016)

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A real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of the fierce feminist pioneers of American grunge punk: L7.

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Sarah Price
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L7 ... Themselves
Donita Sparks ... Self
Demetra Plakas ... Self (as Dee Plakas)
Suzi Gardner Suzi Gardner ... Self
Jennifer Finch ... Self
Sonic Youth ... Themselves (archive footage)
Butch Vig ... Self
Lydia Lunch ... Self
Shirley Manson ... Self
Allison Robertson Allison Robertson ... Self
Louise Post ... Self
Allison Wolfe Allison Wolfe ... Self
Krist Novoselic ... Self
Valerie Agnew Valerie Agnew ... Self
Slymenstra Hymen ... Self (archive footage) (as Danielle Stampe)
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A real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of the fierce feminist pioneers of American grunge punk: L7.

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I'd Rather Pretend They Were Still Dead
15 July 2019 | by FiahmSee all my reviews

L7 were pretty much the definitive one hit wonders - stop anyone on the street to ask them if they can think of any other song but 'Pretend We're Dead' and you already know they won't be able to do it. So I can't for the life of me understand why anyone would want to make a documentary about such an undistinguished combo. I mean, yes they're a girl group, but clearly not a very good one. Unless there's an equally fawning Sir Mix-a-lot documentary in the works I'm not yet aware of, I guess it is.


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