Plot & Details
The story of the groundbreaking '70s female rock group the Runaways is recounted in this River Road Entertainment production focusing on the duo of guitarist/vocalist Joan Jett (portrayed by Twilight's Kristen Stewart) and lead vocalist/keyboardist Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they navigate a rocky road of touring and record label woes under the malevolent eye of abusive manager Kim Fowley (Michael Shannon) during their teen years. Acclaimed video artist Floria Sigismondi directs from her own script, with Scout Taylor-Compton co-starring as guitarist Lita Ford.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 105min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 03/19/2010
- DVD Release Date: 07/20/2010
- Director(s): Floria Sigismondi
- Starring: Kristen Stewart , Dakota Fanning , Michael Shannon , Stella Maeve , Alia Shawkat
- Themes: Ladder to the Top,Musician's Life
- Tone: Slick,Flashy
- Keywords: manager,rock-band,rock-music,teenagers
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (03-19-2010)
- Language: English