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MC5: A True Testimonial

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MC5: A True Testimonial

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
119 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/23/04
director:
David C. Thomas
distributor:
Avatar Films
author:
Laurel Legler, David C. Thomas
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B+

A wide-ranging, beautifully edited documentary about the MC5, the first rock & roll band that dared to be tuneless. It’s a vivid evocation of a moment when even the ugliest guitar feedback could be taken as a serious political statement.