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The Runaways


Genre: Dramas
Director: Floria Sigismondi -
Theatrical Release: 2010
Rated: R (MPAA)
Length: 106 mins
Studio: Sony Pictures Home
Format: Blu-ray Disc
Language: English

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The film follows two friends, Joan Jett (KRISTEN STEWART) and Cherie Currie (DAKOTA FANNING), as they rise from rebellious Southern California kids to rock stars of the now legendary group that paved the way for future generations of girl bands. They fall under the Svengali-like influence of rock impresario Kim Fowley (MICHAEL SHANNON), who turns the group into an outrageous success and a family of misfits. With its tough-chick image and raw talent, the band quickly earns a name for itself and so do its two leads: Joan is the band's pure rock' n' roll heart, while Cherie, with her Bowie-Bardot looks, is the sex kitten.


The story of the groundbreaking '70s female rock group the Runaways is recounted in this River Road Entertainment production focusing on the duo of guitarist/vocalist Joan Jett (portrayed by TWILIGHT's Kristen Stewart) and lead vocalist/keyboardist Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they navigate a rocky road of touring and record label woes under the malevolent eye of abusive manager Kim Fowley (Michael Shannon) during their teen years. Acclaimed video artist Floria Sigismondi directs from her own script, with Scout Taylor-Compton co-starring as guitarist Lita Ford.

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cast & Crew
Cherie Currie - Actress/"Twilight Zone...
George Drakoulias - Music supervisor, MARGOT AT THE WEDDING
Benoit Debe - Director of Photography, IRREVERSIBLE (2003)
Floria Sigismondi -
Floria Sigismondi -
Lillian Berlin -
Kristen Stewart -
Dakota Fanning - Actress, I AM SAM/CORALINE
Scout Taylor-Compton - Star, HALLOWEEEN (2007)
Michael Shannon -
Tatum O'Neal - Oscar Winning Actress, PAPER MOON
Alia Shawkat - Actor, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT series
Stella Maeve -
Riley Keough -
Keith Campbell -
David Grace -
Timothy J. Pedegana -
Larry Fioritto -
Gary Gegan -
Matthew Iadarola -
Jay Nierenberg -
Lee Scott - Composer (Music Score)
Angie Rubin -
Engine Room -
Paul Laurens -
Beauchamp Fontaine -
Yesim Osman -
Jay Jennings - Sound/Sound Designer
Martina Kohl -
Norma Lee -
Jennifer Hamilton - Choreography
Tanya Cookingham -
Brett Cullen - American TV/Film Actor
J.R. Nutt -
Robert Romanus - Actor/"Fast Times"
Peggy Stewart - American Actress
Time Winters -
Jill Andre -
Ray Porter -
Lisa Long -
P.D. Mani -
Alejandro Patino - Actor
Keir O'Donnell - Actor, HAVOC (2007)
Allie Grant -
Jay Thames -
Aaron Parker Mouser -
Hannah Marks - American actress, DOLL GRAVEYARD
Koji Wada - Actor
Masayuki Yonezawa -
Masami Kosaka -
Kiaya Snow -
Shammy Dee -
Hiroshi Sakata -
Mickey Petralia -
Antonella Sigismondi -
Nick Eversman -
John Konesky -
Adam Silver - Actor, ;