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QUADROPHENIA: A WAY OF LIFE: Inside the Making of Britain's Greatest Youth Film By Simon Wells QUADROPHENIA A WAY OF LIFE Inside the Making of Britain s Greatest Youth Film Quadrophenia It s been over years since the film Quadrophenia hit the world s cinema screens Jimmy the Mod s search for identity against the backdrop of the May Bank Holiday riots of the s is
  • Title: QUADROPHENIA: A WAY OF LIFE: Inside the Making of Britain's Greatest Youth Film
  • Author: Simon Wells
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  • Page: 366
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  • QUADROPHENIA: A WAY OF LIFE: Inside the Making of Britain's Greatest Youth Film By Simon Wells Quadrophenia It s been over 35 years since the film Quadrophenia hit the world s cinema screens Jimmy the Mod s search for identity against the backdrop of the May Bank Holiday riots of the 1960 s, is regarded as the finest example of a British youth movie and a warmly remembered timepiece for a generation Set against the backdrop of the Mods and Rockers riots of 1964,Quadrophenia It s been over 35 years since the film Quadrophenia hit the world s cinema screens Jimmy the Mod s search for identity against the backdrop of the May Bank Holiday riots of the 1960 s, is regarded as the finest example of a British youth movie and a warmly remembered timepiece for a generation Set against the backdrop of the Mods and Rockers riots of 1964, the film took its lead from The Who s classic rock opera of 1973 With a stellar cast including Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Toyah Wilcox and Police front man Sting, the film launched a whole generation of Britain s finest actors Even in 2013, the word Quadrophenia still resonates as a buzzword for youthful exuberance and Modernist imagery As the generation that first saw it now approach their fifties with teenagers of their own, Quadrophenia has become a glorious benchmark for their own youthful excesses, hopes, dreams and nostalgia To critics, admirers and casual observers, it s intriguing what makes a 30 plus year old film like Quadrophenia still appealing And similarly, why do people return to it time and time again For the first time, QUADROPHENIA.A WAY OF LIFE explores the making of Britain s great cult film and its subsequent influence on popular culture With interviews with principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and other involved in the creation of the film, this is the definitive account of Britain s greatest youth movie Although most would credit Quadrophenia as a Mod film, it displays of the fury of the late 1970 s than 1960 s post war austerity Nonetheless, this slightly surreal, timeless atmosphere the film exudes, adds to its charm Ultimately, Mod and 1960 s references aside, Quadrophenia is a classic boy meets girl, loses girl parable a theme which is perennially identifiable with You have done a fantastic job, reading the chapters took me right back Very accurate, wonderfully done Franc Roddam Fantastic job Gary Shail Read your book, loved it John Blundell Got it, seen it, like it a lot A good read Bill Curbishley Wonderful book Robert Elms BBC London
    QUADROPHENIA: A WAY OF LIFE: Inside the Making of Britain's Greatest Youth Film By Simon Wells Quadrophenia a Way of Life Inside the Making of Britain s For the first time, QUADROPHENIA.A WAY OF LIFE explores the making of Britain s great cult film and its subsequent influence on popular culture With interviews with principal cast members, director Franc Roddam, scriptwriter Martin Stellman and other involved in the creation of the film, this is the definitive account of Britain s greatest youth movie. Quadrophenia, Quadrophenia A Way of Life Sep , Quadrophenia, Quadrophenia A Way of Life Region Free Worldwide Special Edition Raymond Winstone Actor , Leslie Ash Actor , Franc Roddam Director Rated NR Format DVD . out of stars ratings . Prime Video . . QUADROPHENIA A WAY OF LIFE Inside the Making of Britain May , This was a slow starter, edging us into the Who s concept album Quadrophenia which was released way before the eponymous film was a mere twinkle It takes us into the research required, the various writers trying to get to grips with the vision, the casting, the shooting and what the cast of the film went on to do after. QUADROPHENIA A WAY OF LIFE YouTube Aug , Rod Quinn of ABC Overnights talks to author Simon Wells about his book Quadrophenia A Way of Life Inside the Making of Britain s Finest Youth Film. Quadrophenia A Way Of Life For Years Features Jimmy s desire for individuality sees him rejected by his friends, who push him further into his personal depression Thus, Quadrophenia becomes a physical embodiment of the teenage struggle for identity and the testing of societal boundaries The final scene of the film A Way Of Life Making Quadrophenia Part YouTube Dec , Documentary on the making of the film Quadrophenia, with contributions from cast and crew, including director Franc Roddam and stars Phil Daniels, Mark Wingett and Toyah Find out why John Lydon Quadrophenia Quadrophenia Oct , Directed by Franc Roddam With Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Mark Wingett Jimmy loathes his job and parents He seeks solace with Quadrophenia film Quadrophenia is a British drama film, loosely based on The Who s rock opera of the same name.It was directed by Franc Roddam in his feature directing dbut.Unlike the adaptation of Tommy, Quadrophenia is not a musical film, and the band does not appear live in the film. The film stars Phil Daniels as Jimmy, a young s London based Mod who escapes from his dead end job as a TALKING PICTURES QUADROPHENIA YouTube Jun , A documentary regarding the making of Quadrophenia The full story of the making of the film contained in Quadrophenia A Way of Life by Simon
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    1. A really fascinating book on one of my favourite films.Lots of insight on how it was made and events off screen were very interesting The trials and tribulations making this film on a low budget were described very vividly and with a large dose of humour.I also loved the where are they now commentary in the last couple of chapters detailing what everybody got up to after the film and leading up to now It is common knowledge what Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash and Sting did but loved the extra informat [...]


    2. A fantastic insight into an iconic film.Well researched and written Having seen the film countless times it explained so much of the thoughts and background to what for me is the ultimate British cult movie


    3. This was a slow starter, edging us into the Who s concept album Quadrophenia which was released way before the eponymous film was a mere twinkle It takes us into the research required, the various writers trying to get to grips with the vision, the casting, the shooting and what the cast of the film went on to do after An extremely well rounded book and a must for anyone who lived through the 60 s Mod era, the 80 s Mod revival or who just enjoyed the film album I remember myself being around 14 [...]


    4. Aside from a few things like spelling and grammatical errors and there are quite a few throughout , and, frankly, a somewhat repetitive writing style, this is a great resource for anyone interested in the film, The Who, wider mod culture, and the film industry and behind the scenes of how films are made.


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