Off-Centered Film Festival: STUNT ROCK

Director Brian Trenchard-Smith
Year 1978
Starring Grant Page, Monique van de Ven, and Margaret Gerard
Rating PG
Run Time 86min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Part of The 2014 Off-Centered Film Festival!

Sometimes a movie captures the imagination of a generation. 

And no movie has ever summed up the trashy yet vibrant polyester generation of the late '70s like STUNT ROCK, a nitro-glycerin cocktail of suicide-level stuntwork and amazingly awful mullet-rock.  The band Sorcery, featured prominently throughout the movie, pulls hilariously terrible song after song out of their size 15 Wizard Hat. 

Meanwhile, we are treated to a documentary-style journey through the adventures of badass stuntman Grant Page, who literally has no fear of anything at all -- as he demonstrates conclusively throughout this movie. 

You'll see Grant set on fire, attacked by jungle cats, blown up with TNT, hurtled over countless cliffs and more. 

It probably sounds like the cheesiest movie ever made and in some ways it is, after all the band Sorcery has not one but two wizards in their stage show, but the overall effect is of total exhilaration and that kind of convulsive laughter that comes from the deepest part of your gut.

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