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Music Driven Films

What are your personal favorite musically-driven motion pictures? This doesn’t neccessarily mean musical or

rock-opera, but more-so a movie that uses music as a catalyst for the story in some major capacity.

Mine are;

O’ Lucky Man!-1973, Starring Malcolm McDowell, Directed by Lindsay Anderson.

Quadrophenia-1979, Starring Phil Daniels, Directed Franc Roddam.

I have never heard of those 2 movies, but I will check out the videos and IMDb, thank you.

I have no idea how well-known it is throughout the world, but

Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem

is a 60 minute movie with a story but no dialogue, it’s essentially an hour long music video to Daft Punk’s 2nd album called “Discovery”.

I love musicals and many classics of this genre are amongst my favourites, two great musicals that are sadly almost-forgotten and therefor deserve mentioning are “The Apple” and “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”.