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Border Radio

ThrillerDrama18+ (R)19871h 23m
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Thriller Drama Rated: 18+ (R)19871h 23mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Music Female Director Country: America

Before carving out a niche as one of the most distinct voices in nineties American cinema, Allison Anders made her debut, alongside codirectors and fellow UCLA film school students Kurt Voss and Dean Lent, with 1987’s Border Radio. A low-key, semi-improvised postpunk diary that took four years to complete, Border Radio features legendary rocker Chris D., of the Flesh Eaters, as a singer/songwriter who has stolen loot from a club and gone missing, leaving his wife (Luanna Anders), a no-nonsense rock journalist, to track him down with the help of his friends (John Doe of the band X; Chris Shearer). With its sprawling Southern Californian and Mexican landscapes, captured in evocative 16mm black and white, Border Radio is a singular, DIY memento of the indie film explosion in America.Border Radio featuring Chris D. and Luanna Anders is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, and streaming with subscription on Kanopy. It's a drama and thriller movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.3 (704 votes).

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#128,940 Ranked Movie

#1470 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#2929 Ranked in Music Movies

#12298 Ranked in Thriller Movies

Border Radio has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.3 (704 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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