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Suzi Q

Suzi Q

Documentary | English | 100 minutes


Kew Media Distribution



Liam Firmager


Tait Brady


Suzi Quatro, Alice Cooper, Deborah Harry (Blondie), Joan Jett, Cherie Currie (The Runaways), Tina Weymouth (Talking Heads), Donita Sparks (L7), Henry Winkler, Mike Chapman, Wendy James (Transvision Vamp), Kathy Valentine (The Go-Go's), KT Tunstall, Dave Neal (Suzi Quatro band), Chris Franz (Talking Heads), Andy Scott (The Sweet), Don Powell (Slade), Lita Ford (The Runaways), Toby Mamis, Clem Burke (Blondie), Sir Tim Rice, Bill Harry, John Norwood Fisher (Fishbone), Patti Quatro, Nancy Quatro, Michael Quatro, Laura Tuckey, Martha Reeves (The Vandellas), Garry Marshall



Shot over four years and three continents, Suzi Q is the definitive story of the girl from Detroit City who redefined the role and image of women in rock’n’roll. Much more than a mere biography, this documentary sets the record straight and reminds the world of Suzi’s musical legacy.

Prominent musicians attest to her undeniable influence and under-appreciated status as the first woman to lead a rock band – playing an instrument, singing lead vocals and writing songs – and whose mainstream profile inspired a generation of women to pick up a guitar.

Exiled in Europe thanks to her fame, while forgotten in her homeland, we return with Suzi to Detroit in a deeply personal exploration of fame, ambition and resilience. Still on the road after 50+ years, Suzi Quatro is surely The Queen of rock’n’roll. Trailblazer. Inspiration. Survivor. Suzi is the original. Accept no substitutes.

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