Sugar Town
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Ten years after Allison Anders and Kurt Voss collaborated on Border Radio, a gritty and evocative look at life along the margins of the L.A. punk rock scene, the two have reunited for another look at the California music biz, this time aiming their sights considerably higher up the ladder. Sugar Town follows the interconnected lives of a handful of power brokers, wanna-bes and has-beens. Gwen (Jade Gordon), a self-centered would-be rock star who will do anything to further her career, is working as an assistant to production designer Liz (Ally Sheedy), but when Gwen discovers Liz has a date… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The filmmakers had their finger on the pulse of their characters, it's only too bad they couldn't have made the unwieldy narrative tighter."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A fun, if lightweight, romp."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"A bittersweet comedy about some middle-aged over-the-hill rockers."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"strums a strong steady beat that might get you swaying, but lacks enough bass action to prompt a boogie."
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
"Breaks new ground in the way it so sympathetically looks at its loony leading characters."
‑ Shirley Sealy, Film Journal International
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