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Directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg • 1970 • United Kingdom
Starring Mick Jagger, James Fox

Nicolas Roeg made his sui generis directorial debut alongside Donald Cammell with this hallucinatory head trip set in the 1960s London underworld that polarized critics upon its release but has since taken its place as a definitive counterculture classic. Mick Jagger stars as a decadent, reclusive rock star, while James Fox is the desperate, murderous gangster who forcefully intrudes into his private estate. As the criminal experiences the ready drugs and available sexual pleasures of the rocker’s world, he is forced to confront hitherto unexplored realms of his identity.

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    Directed by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg • 1970 • United Kingdom
    Starring Mick Jagger, James Fox

    Nicolas Roeg made his sui generis directorial debut alongside Donald Cammell with this hallucinatory head trip set in the 1960s London underworld that polarized critics upon its release but has si...