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Old 19th May 2019, 09:37 PM
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Quadrophenia (1979, Franc Roddam)

The Who's paen to Mod writ large. If indeed the parent record was their 'last gasp' (Townsend's words .... ) it's easy to see why they returned to it to follow Tommy as such.
Jimmy is an idealistic young modernist chap. Fuelled by speed and vodka, he careers through life without any anchors, barely registering at the work he endures in order to pay for a new whistle . It all comes to a head at Brighton during those infamous riots ....
Still a joy to behold Hard to believe Carver was only 16 etc ....
film I will never tire of watching ....

"... the days ahead will be filled with struggle ... and coated in marzipan ... "
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