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3.3
135 Ratings

Johnny Suede

Directed by Tom DiCillo
United States, 1991
Comedy, Romance

Synopsis

Johnny Suede is a young man with an attitude and an immense pompadour, who wants to be a rock ‘n’ roll star like his idol Ricky Nelson. He has all the stylistic accoutrements except a pair of black suede shoes…

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Johnny Suede
Directed by Tom DiCillo

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1992 | Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Locarno International Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Golden Leopard

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | Nominee: Best Female Lead

International Film Festival Rotterdam

1998

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