Blank City

Today, Manhattan is a byword for overpriced property, overexposed landmarks and overdressed fashionistas. In the late 70s, however, it was rat-infested, crime-crippled, cheap and nasty -- somewhere for America to dump its immigrants, poor people and artists. Music, art, fashion and filmmaking burgeoned, fuelled by drugs, dares, fads, feuds, and a fair helping of madness. Debbie Harry, Jim Jarmusch, Steve Buscemi and a host of counter-culture stars recount the tales.

- Synopsis provided by Internet Video Archive

Credits

Director:

  • Celine Danhier

Cast:

  • Jim Jarmusch
  • Debbie Harry
  • Steve Buscemi
  • John Lurie
  • Fab 5 Freddy
  • Thurston Moore
  • Richard Kern
  • Lydia Lunch
  • Amos Poe
  • Eric Mitchell

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