Slaves to the Underground (1996)


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Set within the thriving Seattle alternative rock scene, this drama follows the exploits of a narcissistic guitarist playing in an all-girl grunge band. She is Shelly and as the story begins, she is heavily involved with lead singer Suzy, a committed political activist. Trouble brews during a performance when Suzy spots the man who allegedly raped Shelly, and she sends him to the hospital with a guitar-shaped dent in his head. The wounded culprit is the friend of Shelly's ex-lover Jimmy, a … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: Bill Cody
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On DVD: Mar 7, 2000



as Big Phil

as Joe Burke

as Girl No. 1

as Girl No. 2
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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This is all fairly excruciating.

Full Review… | July 11, 2007
Film Journal International

July 26, 2005

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Austin Chronicle

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