Cinema: Talkin' 'Bout My Generation LIGHT OF DAY

My Generation LIGHT OF DAY Directed and Written by Paul Schrader

With rock 'n' roll, a generation of kids declared themselves cultural orphans. They told their perplexed parents, "We don't sing the same language. Yours is repression and responsibility; ours is energy and anarchy. Rock music is a code you'll never understand. It takes us higher and deeper than you could ever hope to go. And so you have nothing to teach us. We're tuned in. You butt out."

These could be the lyrics to the life of Patti Rasnick (Joan Jett), a guerrilla soldier in the rock revolution. Patti's rifle is a Gibson guitar; her army is a Cleveland band she...