Radio On
Radio On (1980)

Set in England's dreary midwinter season, this slow-paced story chronicles the partial awakening from apathy of Robert, a DJ, as he investigates the mysterious death of his brother. As he travels, he is constantly surrounded by music… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 11, 1980
DVD Release Date: April 3, 2007
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Peter Ackroyd
The Spectator

It is this artificiality which eventually destroys the film.

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Cassandra Maples
"Why do the English want to live by the sea?" "Last resort...? (silence) It's never as good as they think it will be..." Saw this… More
Eric Broome
Minimalist to an extreme, "Radio On" is a low-budget, black-and-white film obviously informed by the ruminating works of Wim Wenders (who co-produced)… More
Emily B.
A British Post-Punk road movie. Radio On looks and sounds great with it's moody monochrome and excellent soundtrack (including Bowie, Kraftwerk and… More