Radio On

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Radio On
Radio On FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byChristopher Petit
StarringDavid Beames
CinematographyMartin Schäfer
Release date
  • 1979 (1979)
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
West Germany

Radio On is a 1979 film directed by Christopher Petit. It is a rare example of a British road movie, shot in black and white by Wim Wenders' assistant cameraman Martin Schäfer and featuring music from a number of new wave bands from the time, as well as established artists such as Kraftwerk, Devo and David Bowie.[1] It is a journey through late seventies Britain by way of a road trip from London to Bristol, with Robert a DJ (played by David Beames) attempting to investigate the suicide of his brother. David Beames's character is a disc jockey at a radio station based on the United Biscuits Network, which broadcast to factories owned by United Biscuits.



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