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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Samantha Mathis
Christain Slater
Andy Romano
Keith Stuart Thyer
Directors
Allan Moyle
Screenwriters
Allan Moyle
Running Time
100 minutes

Pump Up The Volume
Christian Slater vehicle that seems dated, but is endearingly quaint for it.


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Plot
A shy teenager finds it hard to communicate with his fellow high school pupils by day, transforms himself into the outrageous pirate radio DJ Hard Harry. As those various students tune in, he becomes a local hero, but tragedy will interrupt his triumph.


Verdict
Surprising success with what could be a formulaic disgruntled teen movie. Fast paced with a satisfyingly unhappy ending.


Reviewed by Lloyd Bradley

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