The Decline of Western Civilization

1981, Documentary, 1h 40m

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The Decline of Western Civilization takes a frank, often funny look at the punk culture of the late '70s and early '80s. Read critic reviews

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Director Penelope Spheeris surveys the late-1970s Los Angeles punk scene: X, Black Flag, Fear, Germs, Catholic Discipline, Alice Bag Band.

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