Film-Nr.: 8025
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Genre: Musikfilme


ROCKERS (Originaltitel)

Jamaika - 1977

DVD - Code 2 - PAL

Regie: Theodoros Bafaloukos
Darsteller: Leroy Wallace, Richard Hall, Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs

Sprache: Englisch
Untertitel: Englisch

It is the 1970s in Kingston, Jamaica. Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace is struggling to earn the money to support his family. He is an excellent drummer, but due to corruption in the music industry, he is left to rot in poverty. When he protests, the music industry is swift to crush his resistance. Finally, he bands together with fellow musicians Peter Tosh, Dennis Brown, Jacob Miller and Bunny Wailer and stages an uprising which will put his musical skills on the map, and benefit the local community at the same time. The film contains music performed by some of the legends of reggae.
Starring Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace and Richard 'DirtyHarry' Hall, ROCKERS is a Robin Hood style story of oppressed Jamaican musicians getting even with the "mafia types" in the business. Featuring Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer, Third World, Peter Tosh, Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs, Kiddus I, Junior Murvin, Inner Circle, The Heptones & Abyssinians. ROCKERS includes acting roles and appearances by Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs, Burning Spear, Kiddus I, Leroy Smart.
Featured songs by:
Burning Spear, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, Third World, Jacob Miller & Inner Circle, The Heptones, Gregory Isaacs, Junior Murvin, The Abyssinians.

Legendärer Reggae-Film, erzählt die Geschichte des Drummers Leroy 'Horsemouth' Wallace, der durch Jamaika tingelt und Platten verkauft, um seinen spärlichen Musikerlohn aufzubessern. Als er einem weissen Gangstersyndikat in die Quere kommt, ruft er seine Musikerfreunde (Jacob Miller, Gregory Isaacs, Burning Spear, Robbie Shakespeare, Dillinger Big Youth und andere heute berühmte Reggae-Musiker) zu Hilfe..