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The pig is the terminal corpse time - MIFF 2009 Blog

Punkline (1980)

Directors: Tony Stevens/Sue Davis Music by Equal Local

Tagline: In the line, on the dance-floor

Proving punk was more of a fashion statement than a lifestyle choice in Australia, we see people lining up to get into the old Crystal Ballroom in St Kilda and on the dance floor. I did look out for a young Fred Negro, but couldn't spot him in the crowd.

I liked how all the people talking were replaced with random animal noises with a constant beat of the backing ground.

Strangely, there weren't any bands shown on screen in this short, but it is good to see something different in a music documentary.

Rating: 7/10


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