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The Punk Kebab Documentary
Subverted and amusing piece about the history of kebabs, infused with a punk flavour.
Drama 1977 13 mins
Starring The Nipple Erectors and The Maniacs and born in the year of punk, this is a documentary about kebabs with an anarchic approach.
Look out for footage of a young Shane MacGowan at the very dawn of his career, in the short-lived punk band The Nipple Erectors (later known as the Nips). Editor Carl Haber has had an established career and founded the Rome International Film School.
- Original title
- Punk Kebab Documentary
- United Kingdom
- Buckingham Palace
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