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The Public Image is Rotten (2017)

The story of PiL, the groundbreaking band form by John Lydon after the collapse of The Sex Pistols in 1978.

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Tabbert Fiiller
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Credited cast:
John Lydon ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Alago Michael Alago ... Self
Martin Atkins ... Self
Ginger Baker ... Self
Afrika Bambaataa ... Self (archive footage)
Louis Bernardi Louis Bernardi ... Self (archive footage)
Keith Bourton Keith Bourton ... Self
Jebin Bruni Jebin Bruni ... Self
Ray Cokes ... Self (archive footage)
Paul Cook ... Self (archive footage)
Allan Dias Allan Dias ... Self
Lu Edmonds Lu Edmonds ... Self
Tabbert Fiiller ... Self (voice)
Scott Firth Scott Firth ... Self
Flea ... Self
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Storyline

After the breakup of the Sex Pistols, John Lydon / John Rotten formed Public Image Ltd (PiL) his groundbreaking band with which he has pursued creative freedom ever since. He kept the band alive ever since, through personnel and stylistic changes, fighting to constantly reinvent new ways of approaching music, while adhering to radical ideals of artistic integrity. John Lydon has not only redefined music, but also the true meaning of originality. Former and current band mates, as well as fellow icons like Flea, Ad-Rock and Thurston Moore, add testimony to electrifying archival footage "including stills and audio from the infamous Ritz Show". With his trademark acerbic wit and unpredictable candor, Lydon offers a behind-the-scenes look at one of music's most influential and controversial careers.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Public Image is Rotten See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,052, 16 September 2018

Gross USA:

$11,293

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,464
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