Striker

Canada, 1976

Film
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This fictional film tells the tale of Striker Bucknell who throws a party which, if it succeeds, will be his passport to “hell.” The unexpected arrival of Abel and Garth, of the Children of Heaven religious group, disrupts his well-laid plans to win membership in the motorcycle gang, the Sons of Satan.

Credits

director

Robert Nichol

co-producer

Bernard Devlin

Israel Hicks

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:25:10:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31287

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion and culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquency

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion and culture

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social conflict

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems in motion pictures

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Values

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Values

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Values

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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