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jueves, 15 de agosto de 2013

The Harder They Come celebrates 40th anniversary with Returns to Theater in September 5th

The classic groundbreaking Jamaican film featuring one of Reggae music’s earliest pioneers, Jimmy Cliff will make its highly anticipated return to theater very soon. The Harder They Come returns to theater on September 5th.

For its 40th Anniversary Release, the cult classic film The Harder They Come is heading back to the big screen as a special limited engagement.

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff stars as Ivan Martin, an aspiring young singer who leaves his rural village for the capital city of Kingston, Jamaica hoping to make a name for himself. Robbed of his money and possessions his first day in town, he finds work with a self-righteous, bullying preacher and an unscrupulous music mogul who exploits naive hopefuls.

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In desperation the simple country boy turns outlaw, at war with both the police and his rivals in the ganja trade. Ivan's dream of stardom soon becomes a reality as he rises to the top of the pop charts and the most-wanted lists.

This gritty, groundbreaking film brought reggae music to the international stage, made Jimmy Cliff a star worldwide, and demonstrated that music and art can change the world.