• A Band Called Death (2012)

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A Band Called Death Poster

Release Date: June 28th, 2013

DVD Release Date: August 13th, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Mark Covino and Jeff Howlett tell the story of the Hackney brothers and how the discovery of their long-lost demo tape led to their band's newfound popularity.

Director: Mark Covino , Jeff Howlett

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Haven Entertainment

Distributors: Drafthouse Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Like the recent "Searching for Sugar Man," A Band Called Death celebrates music born in Detroit that, with a turn of the wrist and a different roll of the dice, might've found the audience it deserved the first time. show more

  • In the end Death triumphs, but its allure and obsession remain a mystery. show more

  • The film is made impetuously watchable and disarmingly emotional by the filmmakers' strong command of docudrama and nonfiction narrative style. show more

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