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The Scroll

No. 83: Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Cold, hard rock

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2008, dir. Sacha Gervasi. What happens to a Canadian Jewish heavy-metal dream deferred? You are officially dared not to cheer (or cry) when the band comes out on stage in Tokyo in its triumphant—well, what is it: a farewell?

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Okay, so one of the guys in the band is Jewish, although that factors not at all into the movie. Great movie. My wife, who is not a metalhead whatsoever, liked it a good amount also, but this makes the list of 100 Greatest?


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No. 83: Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Cold, hard rock

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