ABSTRACT A trio of British films depicting the era of Punk deal in different ways with the idea of escape and rebellion against social norms. This essay compares the way the visual aesthetics, narrative, and music combine to depict youth subcultures in Control, Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten, and This Is England .
Film Quarterly – University of California Press
Published: Jan 1, 2007
Keywords: KEYWORDS punk , biopics , rock documentary , film music , Joy Division