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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate
TBC
Cast
Patty Schemel
Courtney Love
Melissa Auf der Maur
Eric Erlandson.
Directors
P. David Ebersole.
Screenwriters
Running Time
103 minutes

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Hit So Hard
Down in the Hole


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Plot
A documentary recounting Hole drummer Patty Schemel's battles with drugs and alcohol addiction set against the backdrop of the grunge era.


Review
Hit So Hard
A profile by proxy of Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain, this tribute to Hole drummer Patty Schemel overcomes occasional incoherence to provide a generous and affectionate insight into the indomitability of an accidental survivor.


Verdict
A carefully constructed survivor's tale. Indie rock aficionados will revel, too, in the incredible access behind the curtain of grunge rock scene; Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love and all.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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