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The American Way

The American Way - 1980 - Color - 101 mn Original version with French subtitles - USA
  • Directed by
    Maurice Phillips
  • Produced by
    Paul Cowan, Laurie Keller
  • Screenplay by
    Scott Roberts
  • Editing
    Tony Lawson
  • Photography
    John Metcalfe
  • Music by
    Brian Bennett, Simon Webb
  • With
    Dennis Hopper, Michael J. Pollard, Eugene Lipinski

Eight Vietnam veterans decide to start a pirate TV station on board an airplane, and broadcast free programs that begin to enthrall America. A decade later, they try to thwart a candidate’s campaign run for the White House…

Commended at the 1987 Avoriaz Festival, The American Way is a grotesque anarchist farce released during the Reagan era, and the first feature film directed by Maurice Phillips (Another You, Enid Is Sleeping). Along with a rock’n’roll soundtrack, the film features Michael J. Pollard (seen with Rob Zombie), Eugene Lipinski (Rollerball) and an impressive Dennis Hopper.

Friday 8 September 2017 - 21:30 - Showroom 300 - Screening presented by Marc Caro and Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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