Velvet Goldmine
Release: May 21, 1998
Release: May 21, 1998

In 1971, Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for himself, he plots his own murder. When his fans discovers that the murder is a fake, his star falls and he is forgotten about. In 1984: Arthur, a journalist working for a New York newspaper, gets assigned the story about the fake murder of Brian Slade. When Arthur was young and grew up in Manchester, he was more than a fan of Slade. Reluctantly he accepts the assignment and starts to investigate what happened his old glamrock hero.

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Quotes
young man being interviewed: "I like boys, I like girls. They're all great. There's no difference, is there? ...Mr. BBC. -young man being interviewed"
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Mandy: "Brian's a grown man, and quite capable of shagging whatever he fancies, and exceedingly partial to the practice. -Mandy"
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Mandy: "Time, places, people... They're all speeding up. So to cope with this evolutionary paranoia, strange people are chosen, who through their art can move progress more quickly. -Mandy"
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Brian: "Rock and roll's a prostitute. It should be tarted up, perfomed. The music is the mask, while I in my chiffon and taffeta... Well, varda the message. -Brian"
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Brian: "Go on, then! Back to your wolves! Your junkie twerps! Your bloody shock treatment! And fu too! -Brian"
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Curt: "See, heroin was my main man, but now I'm on the methadone, and I'm getting my act together, and you come here and say you wanna help, and I say hey, far out. You could be my main man. -Curt"
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