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‘Sid & Nancy’ Trailer: Alex Cox’s Cult Classic Returns to Theaters for Its 30th Anniversary

Nevermind the bollocks, here's the trailer.

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Sid & Nancy,” StudioCanal and the Independent Film Office are rereleasing the punk-rock Romeo & Juliet in the UK next month. The Guardian has debuted a new trailer for Alex Cox’s follow-up to “Repo Man,” which you can watch below — or not. Anarchy in the UK, after all.

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Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb play the star-crossed lovers of the title, he of the Sex Pistols and she his girlfriend for the last year and a half of her life. Several theories (some more conspiratorial than others) have emerged in the nearly 40 years since, with the semi-official story — that Vicious was responsible — never being confirmed, as he died shortly after. Cox’s film about the two wasn’t a financial success at the time, but has, like “Repo Man,” become a cult classic.  

READ MORE: Alex Cox on Why It’s a Great Time to Be an Independent Filmmaker

“Sid & Nancy” reopens across the pond on August 5 before also being reissued on DVD and blu-ray on August 29.

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