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Director  Olallo Rubio
Music director  Javier Umpierrez
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Country  Mexico
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary
Screenplay  Olallo Rubio
Writer  Olallo Rubio
Language  Spanish
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Release date  June 1, 2012 (2012-06-01)
Cast  Sergio Arau (Himself), Olallo Rubio (Himself), Juan Villoro (Himself), Fernanda Tapia
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Gimme the Power is a 2012 Mexican documentary film by Olallo Rubio about the band Molotov.

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A rock documentary, about the Mexican band Molotov, that focuses more in the political and musical context of Mexico rather than in the actual story of the band.

Synopsis

Olallo Rubio traces the history of the Mexican rock band Molotov and their wider significance to Mexican politics explaining how Mexican rock music has always had a rather ambiguous relationship with the Mexican government and society in general since the late 1950s, passing through the Avandaro Festivals La Onda hippie generation until modern times.

Cast

  • Sergio Arau
  • Olallo Rubio
  • Juan Villoro
  • Fernanda Tapia
  • Molotov: Tito Fuentes, Miky Huidobro, Paco Ayala, and Randy Ebright
  • Luis de Llano Macedo
  • Alex Lora
  • Armando Molina S.
  • Production

    Rubio had wanted to do a rockumentary for a long time and was inspired to direct one after he saw the band perform in Spain in 2003. He said that he hoped the film would inspire young people to be more critical of the government.

    Release

    Gimme the Power was released in Mexico on June 1, 2012, timed to appear just before the general election.

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    Reception

    According to El Universal, the film was received well in Mexico.

    References

    Gimme the Power Wikipedia
    Gimme the Power IMDb Gimme the Power themoviedb.org


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