The Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle (1980)
Average Rating: 6.9/10
Reviews Counted: 6
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Release Date: Sep 11, 1980 Wide
Average Rating: 3.6/5
User Ratings: 1,912
Let Malcolm McLaren show you how to achieve fame and fortune by making your pop group the most despised band in the world! This film about the brief but eventful career of The Sex Pistols primarily focuses on McLaren, their manager, as he presents his ten-point program on how to achieve success through chaos, ineptitude, and abusing the music industry. Despite some remarkable footage of The Sex Pistols' infamous Jubilee Day performance and clips from their final concert in San Francisco, there's
Sep 11, 1980 Wide
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[The Great Rock N Roll Swindle is] a document of a particular time and place, a rarified work of scrap art that creates as many myths as it debunks.
a delirious hodge-podge that makes The Filth and the Fury, Temple's later "documentary" about the band, look perfectly staid
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