The Decline of Western Civilization
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The Decline of Western Civilization (1981, USA) is a Punk Rock-Documentary film directed by Penelope Spheeris.
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- Included in: The Decline of Western Civilization Collection
- See also: The Decline of Western Civilization II: The Metal Years
- Released in 1981
- Color/B & W
- Running Time: 100 Min
- Distribution Co: Media Home Entertainment
- Directed by Penelope Spheeris
- Produced by Jeff Prettyman, Penelope Spheeris
- Written by Penelope Spheeris
- Cinematography by Steve Conant
- Edited by Charlie Mullin
Director Penelope Spheeris surveys the late-1970s Los Angeles punk scene: X, Black Flag, Fear, Germs, Catholic Discipline, Alice Bag Band.