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Quadrophenia Movie Review Summary

Actors: Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Sting

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Quadrophenia was made by The Who, mainly as a vehicle for their music. It is the story of Jimmy Cooper, a mod teenager who loves parties, drugs, and dancing to The Who. He feels terribly alienated from his family, idolizes his friend Ace, and is infatuated with Steph, a beautiful mod girl. Jimmy's exciting lifestyle reaches its climax at a Bank Holiday parade in Brighton, where he proudly rides his Vespa with other mods. After this, everything is a letdown, and Jimmy is overcome by alienation and disappointment.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   boozing    -   general coming of age story Age group    -   trouble in high school Sexing?    -   girl chasing

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language

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