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Dir. Marc Collin / 2019 / France / 1hr 24mins
Paris, 1978. Ana (Alma Jodorowsky) is frustrated by writing jingles for commercials. She wants to write her own songs, but everything she writes sounds stale and old. All this changes when a friend brings her a new electronic gadget – one of the first beatboxes to be imported into France.
Directed by French electronica pioneer Marc Collin of the band Nouvelle Vague, the film is a love letter to the unacknowledged women pioneers of the French electronic music movement. Featuring an incredible soundtrack, including music by The Human League, Suicide, Devo and Throbbing Gristle, Shock of the Future is a feel-good tribute to a movement that had a major influence on contemporary pop music.
- “A sensitive and sweet film, which reminds us that electro is not just for guys, far from it.” Nova Magazine, France