Peace Arch Releasing | Release Date: July 30, 2010
Summary: On October 12th 1978 New York Police discovered the lifeless body of a 20 year-old woman, slumped under the bathroom sink in a hotel room. She was dressed in her underwear and had bled to death from a stab wound. The woman was Nancy Spungen, an ex-prostitute, sometimes stripper, heroin addict, and girlfriend of Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious. In a trial by tabloid newspapers Vicious was pronounced guilty before noon the following day. But the case never had the chance to be brought to trial, and a number of New York cops weren't convinced. Less than six months later in a flat in New York's Greenwich Village, Sid, himself aged only 21, died of a heroin overdose. For the next 28 years the assumption was that Sid did it - case closed. Over time, the death of Sid and Nancy has passed into rock legend and has only added to the controversial and notorious image of the Sex Pistols and punk music. At the request of Sid's mother, who committed suicide in 1996, rock author and punk expert Alan Parker has devoted himself to discovering what really happened in room 100. Parker has re-interviewed 182 people, re-examined NYPD evidence, and gone back to his original interviews with Sid's mother.
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Runtime: 89 min
Production: Ipso Facto Films
Genres: Mystery, Music, Documentary
Country: UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Aug 24, 2010
Director Credit
Alan G. Parker Director
Cast Credit
Esther Dior Herself - Contributor
George Ancock Victor Colicchio
Kenny Gordon Himself - Contributor
Leee Black Childers Himself - Contributor
Margarita Doyle Party Guest
Mark Helfond Himself - Contributor
Peter Gravelle Himself - Contributor
Sophie Boyes Nancy Spungen
Steve Connolly Himself - Contributor
Steve Dior Himself - Contributor
Steve English Himself - Contributor
Victor Colicchio Himself - Contributor
Viviane Albertine Herself - Contributor
Will Cummock Detective
Zoe Hansen Herself - Contributor
Producer Credit
Benjamin Timlett Producer
Christine Alderson Producer
Deepak Sikka Executive Producer
Ed Barratt Assistant Producer
Eve Gabereau Executive Producer
Gary Phillips Executive Producer
Hayley Manning Line Producer
Ian Davies Executive Producer
Margarita Doyle Line Producer
Mark Foligno Executive Producer
Mark Vennis Executive Producer
Steve Milne Executive Producer
Susan Douglas Executive Producer