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Prey for Rock and Roll


Source: Catholic News Service

Raw drama about the trials and tribulations of an aging rock musician and lead singer (Gina Gershon) of a Los Angeles-based all-girl band who is still looking to break into the big time. Melodramatic plot machinations and cliched views about aging in the young world of rock 'n' roll keep director Alex Steyermark's film stalled despite strong performances, while a casual presentation and acceptance of both the lesbian and bisexual lifestyles are off-putting. Some sexual encounters including a same-sex scene, brief violence, intermittent drug abuse and recurring rough language. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is O -- morally offensive. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted.

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