The Blank Generation
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Richard Hell, one of the most important and influential figures in the late-'70s New York punk rock scene, stars in this gritty look at the underground art and music community, directed by German filmmaker Ulli Lommel. Billy (Hell) is an up-and-coming musician and poet who meets Nada (Carole Bouquet), a journalist from Europe who has come to New York to do a story on him. Billy and Nada soon fall into a troubled relationship, and Billy has to choose between his career and his feelings for Nada. Andy Warhol appears as himself (being interviewed by Nada); Richard Hell plays three songs with… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Strives for Godardian insouciance, but winds up delivering Film School 101 pretension."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"... seems to wanders around the streets of New York looking for a story and never finding one."
‑ Sean Axmaker,
"I found these characters intriguing, and the music is still terrific."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
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