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Midnight Breaks 1988

102 mins United Kingdom Director. Laurens C. Postma

When sweet-voiced Cassie (Dawn Hope) of unsigned reggae act Midnight is offered a lucrative deal to join successful group Breaks by record company rep Billy (Toyah Willcox), her bandmate boyfriend Tyron (Letts) is none too pleased. But a lucrative – if dangerous - alternative career beckons, as Tyron becomes a distinctly dodgy delivery man for high-class drug dealer Orlando (Robbie Coltrane).

London-born Don Letts had shot some of the best documentary footage of the punk phenomenon as it happened in the capital in the 1970s, and introduced many dub and reggae records to the scene through his DJ sets at the legendary Roxy night club.

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Directed by

Laurens C. Postma

Featuring

Robbie Coltrane

Toyah Willcox

Dawn Hope

Don Letts

Tags

Reggae music

Collection

Sonic Black Star Other Grooves Beat Generations Forgotten Features Black British Filmmaking

Released

1988

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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