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Queen City Rocker

Film (Excerpts) – 1986

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What could possibly go wrong in four days?
– Tag-line for the film
[Auckland] seems to be wall-to-wall bars and clubs. It's fantasy city, a street-kid fantasy ... the essence is the funky, jostling beat, the fat and crunchy sound effects, the glittering burning crashing sparkling image. The essence is conflict. Love it or hate it, it will probably get your adrenalin pumping.
– Chris Hegan in The Listener, February 1987
For people who want their music videos longer and with a few more words.
– Director Bruce Morrison on Queen City Rocker

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