Prey for Rock & Roll

Starring: Gina Gershon Director: Alex Steyermark  Rated: R: Restricted
Prey for Rock & Roll
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: Lions Gate
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary
    • Behind the Scenes
    • Extended Concert Footage

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Entertainment Reviews:

Los Angeles Times - 09/26/2003
"...Enjoyable....The part of a singer-guitarist who's been aching for a break for 20 long years fits Gershon like a pair of snug leather pants..."
Entertainment Weekly - 10/31/2003
"...An ingratiatingly scrappy little movie..."

Product Description:

Two days before her 40th birthday, Los Angeles rock musician/tattoo artist Jacki (Gina Gershon) is considering throwing in the towel on her her dreams of stardom. As frontwoman for the all-female band Clam Dandy, she gets the band booked in plenty of local clubs, but the big break she keeps hoping for never seems to materialize. To add to her frustration, her band resembles a dysfunctional family: drummer Sally (Shelly Cole), the band's youngest member, is the live-in lover of guitarist Faith (Lori Petty), and bassist Tracy (Drea De Matteo), is an addict whose habits are funded by her wealthy father. Jacki's luck seems to be on the upswing when a record company rep begins coming to the band's shows and she gains a budding romantic interest in Sally's ex-con brother, Animal (Marc Blucas)--but she can rest assured that all obstacles are not behind her.

Based on Cheri Lovedog's autobiographical rock musical of the same name, PREY FOR ROCK AND ROLL offers an electric, true-to-life portrait of the struggles of a working rock band. Gina Gershon, in a formidably strong and sexy performance, sings all her own vocals in a series of fierce, punky songs also written by Lovedog. Petty, De Matteo, and Cole, who learned their respective instruments for the film, also turn in excellent work in this gritty look at the elusiveness of the rock-and-roll dream.

Plot Keywords:

Adaptation | Dreams | Drug Addiction | Family Interaction | Gay / Lesbian | Los Angeles, California | Music (General) | Pop / Rock | Rape | Rock | Rock And Roll | Rock Bands | Rock Music | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: OCTOBER 3, 2003

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 113,597
  • UPC: 031398117643
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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