Sid and Nancy
Sid and Nancy (also known as Sid and Nancy: Love Kills) is a 1986 British biographical film directed by Alex Cox, co-written with Abbe Wool, and starring Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb. The film portrays the life of Sid Vicious, bassist of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and his destructive relationship with girlfriend Nancy Spungen. The film also features supporting performances from David Hayman, Xander Berkeley, and Courtney Love.
On 12 October 1978, police are summoned to the Hotel Chelsea in New York City, where they find Nancy Spungen, dead. Her boyfriend, Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious, is taken into custody. Nancy's friend, Gretchen, mourns her as paramedics remove her body. Sid is driven to a police station and upon arrival is asked to describe what happened. Police officers become frustrated when Sid is visibly troubled and unable to speak.
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