Cinema: Mod History

QUADROPHENIA

Directed by Franc Roddam Screenplay by Dave Humphries, Martin Stellman and Franc Roddam

If you are in the right place at the right time, you can almost hear history shift its gears. Such was the extraordinary phenomenon that occurred in the England of the early 1960s. Working-class kids, inspired by the new British rock, came together to create a new culture. As if by spontaneous combustion, that culture quickly spread beyond England's meaner streets and pubs to the entire world; eventually it defined a generation. To be in the country where the...

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