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Punk: Attitude


Category: 19
All Genres: Music, Documentary
Release Year: 2005
Country: UK, USA
Runtime:
Rating: (0)
Languages: English
Director: Don Letts
Sound: Dolby Digital, SDDS
Taglines:

  • Sometimes the greatest journey is the distance between two people
  • Forgiveness comes at a price

  • Writing by: Don Letts – writer

    Produced by: Alison Palmer Bourke – executive producer
    Allison Dore – line producer
    Julie Goldman – executive producer
    Pete Kalhan – executive producer
    Krysanne Katsoolis – executive producer
    Dominic Saville – executive producer
    Henry Scott-Irvine – archival producer
    Evan Shapiro – executive producer
    Caroline Stevens – executive producer
    Lara von Ahlefeldt – co-executive producer

    Cast: K.K. Barrett – Himself
    Roberta Bayley – Herself
    Jello Biafra – Himself
    Glenn Branca – Musician, Composer
    Bob Gruen – Himself
    Mary Harron – Herself
    John Holmstrom – Himself
    Chrissie Hynde – Herself
    Jim Jarmusch – Himself
    Darryl Jenifer – Himself
    David Johansen – Himself

    Music: Alexandre Desplat
    Official Website: Visit Website


    Plot Outline: A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock.
    Plot: Punk: Attitude is a documentary on the history of punk rock in the USA and UK. The film traces the different styles of punk from their roots in 60s garage and psychedelic bands (Count Five, the Stooges) through glam-punk (New York Dolls) to the 70s New York and London scenes and into the hardcore present. Interviews with many of the musicians are edited with live clips and historical footage.

    Movie Quotes: David Johansen: You know, rock and roll had become this just be-denimed kind of, drum solo kind of thing, and what we wanted to do was bring it down to three minutes and put that Little Richard drag on top of it. And that's what rock and roll was to us, you know. We were just trying to make rock and roll, you know.


    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Editor “E. Goran Ammoch” (“Ego Run Amuck”) is a pseudonym for James David Walley

    Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: In the scene where Walter is telling Kitty he wants to divorce her, Kitty's necklace (with Charlie Townsend's ring) disappears and reappears between shots.

    Trivia: There are 6 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Nicole Kidman was considered for the leading role.
    • German Oscar-Award-winning director Caroline Link was attached to the project, also working on her own version of the screenplay.
    • Edward Norton personally recruited Naomi Watts for her role in the film.


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