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Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
Stricken with polio as a child, Ian Dury (Andy Serkis) finds success as a British punk rocker in the 1970s.

Cast: Andy Serkis , Olivia Williams , Naomie Harris , Bill Milner , Toby Jones , Tom Hughes , Noel Clarke , Mackenzie Crook

Director: Mat Whitecross

Genres: Biography, Drama

Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll (2010)

Release Date: May 5th, 2010|1 hr. 54 min.

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  • Musical biopics usually replicate a star's rise and fall in depressingly predictable fashion. Hurray, then, for Mat Whitecross and his vibrantly eclectic take on what should feel like the same old story. show more

  • It's an energetic and vivacious film that will appeal to fans of punk rock worldwide and should find its place in the pantheon of great music-film biographies. show more

  • A sometimes whimsical and magical take on the life of one of Britain’s most artistically charged rock stars. Serkis shines in his role as the troubled singer. show more

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