Wild Style


1h 22m 1983

Brief Synopsis

The work of maverick tagger Zoro attracts the attention of an East Village art enthusiast who gives him a commission him to paint the stage for a huge rapper's convention. The film serves as a record of the beginning of hip-hop in the boroughs of New York and features pioneers of the genre including

Film Details

Also Known As
Wildstyle
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

Synopsis

The work of maverick tagger Zoro attracts the attention of an East Village art enthusiast who gives him a commission him to paint the stage for a huge rapper's convention. The film serves as a record of the beginning of hip-hop in the boroughs of New York and features pioneers of the genre including Grandmaster Flash, Busy Bee, The Cold Crush Brothers and others.

Film Details

Also Known As
Wildstyle
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1983

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 22m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited re-release in United States September 27, 2013

Released in United States 1983

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States September 1996

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1983

Re-released in United States November 14, 2008

Released in United States 1983 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (American Independents) April 13 - May 1, 1983.)

Released in United States 2000 (Shown in New York City (Anthology Film Archives) as part of the Sound and Vision series July 20 - August 6, 2000.)

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1983

Limited re-release in United States September 27, 2013 (New York)

Released in United States September 1996 (Shown in New York City (Walter Reade Theater) as part of program "CineRock: Loud Films Rare Music" September 1-12, 1996.)

Re-released in United States November 14, 2008 (New York City)

Restored 35mm print re-released in New York City (Film Forum) on November 14, 2008.