Rockers


1h 39m 1979

Brief Synopsis

Tired of being cheated by the music business in Jamaica, a talented musician decides to distribute his records himself on a red motorbike. In spite of having his bike stolen and being beaten for bucking the system, he perseveres.

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Location
West Kingston, Jamaica

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m
Color
Color

Synopsis

Tired of being cheated by the music business in Jamaica, a talented musician decides to distribute his records himself on a red motorbike. In spite of having his bike stolen and being beaten for bucking the system, he perseveres.

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Location
West Kingston, Jamaica

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 39m
Color
Color

Quotes

Just cool, man -- me have money, man.
- Horsemouth
Cool? The youth them no ask you fe no food, man! Them ask *me* fe food!
- Madgie
I-man serve Selassie I continually. No matter what the weak heart say. And I know that I & I is like a tree, plant by the river of water, and not even the dog that piss against the wall of Babylon shall escape this judgment. For I & I know that all of the youth shall witness the day that Babylon shall fall!
- Horsemouth
Give you two-hundred of my record?? I don't give record -- I *sell* record!!
- Joe Gibbs
Don't say nothing, y 'hear? Don't say nothing! The man eat up my food, man!
- Jacob Miller
No, man!
- Horsemouth
No, Rasta, Me no love that, man, me no love that! Me screw for that! You know, Rasta. Cho. I-man vex, Rasta.
- Jacob Miller

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States March 1979

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1979

Re-released in United Kingdom August 325, 2000.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1979

Released in United States March 1979 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) March 14-30, 1979.)