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L7: Pretend We're Dead (2016)

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A real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of the fierce feminist pioneers of American grunge punk: L7.

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Sarah Price
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
L7 ... Themselves
Donita Sparks ... Herself
Demetra Plakas ... Herself (as Dee Plakas)
Suzi Gardner ... Herself
Jennifer Finch ... Herself
Sonic Youth ... Themselves (archive footage)
Butch Vig ... Himself
Lydia Lunch ... Herself
Shirley Manson ... Herself
Allison Robertson Allison Robertson ... Herself
Louise Post ... Herself
Allison Wolfe Allison Wolfe ... Herself
Krist Novoselic ... Himself
Valerie Agnew Valerie Agnew ... Herself
Slymenstra Hymen ... Herself (archive footage) (as Danielle Stampe)
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A real time journey witnessing the rise, fall, and ultimate redemption of the fierce feminist pioneers of American grunge punk: L7.

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15 December 2018 (Japan) See more »

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Features The Word: Episode #3.4 (1992) See more »

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Written by Donita Sparks and Suzi Gardner
Performed by L7
Courtesy of Wax Tadpole Records
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Great documentary for a great band
1 August 2019 | by aroderickoSee all my reviews

Great documentary for one of the best bands of the 90s.


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