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Quadrophenia 1979

From Amazon: Franc Roddam's terrifically energetic movie, set to music from the Who's Quadrophenia, is--at the very least, the best film ever based on a rock album (and, yes, that includes, Tommy, Pink Floyd: The Wall, and Jesus Christ Superstar). Actually, this tale of the battle between two early '60s youth subcultures--Mods and Rockers--in the seaside teenage wasteland of Brighton, England, isn't so much a cinematic "version" of the Who's 1979 double-record rock opera as it is a story based on the sequence of songs on the album. Quadrophenia is about that crucial time in teenhood when the lion's share of your sense...

Directed By:
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Written By:
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No image existsPete Townshend
No image existsPhil Daniels
No image existsPhilip Davis
No image existsLeslie Ash
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No image existsGarry Cooper
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No image existsRay Winstone

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Quadrophenia Movie Review by ManMachine (3/30/2018)

(*Lyrics excerpt*) - "Talking 'bout my generation!"

Set in London (circa 1964) - (The way I see it) - "Quadrophenia" was something of a "rebel without a cause" story (geared for the lost, 60s generation).

But, when it came to this particular wayward, little rebel (in the incarnation of Jimmy Cooper) - The emphasis on his...

(complete Quadrophenia review by ManMachine)

Quadrophenia Movie Review by Lisa (8/10/2007)

This movie is a true British cult classic and I will tell you now before I even start the review that you owe it to yourself to watch this movie.

The film is based on the Who's 1973 rock opera/album of the same name. The movie is set in the 60's when the whole Mods V's Rockers thing was going on. Jimmy our leading man is...

(complete Quadrophenia review by Lisa)

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