Smithereens (1982)

A young woman from the poor part of town claws, shoves and hustles her way into becoming a major figure on the New York punk rock club circuit.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Dennis Schwartz
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Serves as a time capsule for NYC's punk rock scene in the '80s.

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Emanuel Levy

Susan Seidelman's feature debut, the first American indie to be shown at the Cannes Film Festival, put New York's East Village sensibility onscreen by examining issues of identity, desire and self-fulfillment from a distinctly female perspective.

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Aj V
The main character of this movie reminds me of the main character of Cabaret, they're both self destructive women looking for love in the wrong places.… More
Eric Broome
A worthwhile, if depressing, debut film from writer/director Susan Seidelman. Susan Berman (IMDB indicates she has just seven acting credits in her career,… More