Documentary explores drugs, sex and rock and roll of 1980s wrestling
Jun 8, 2014 - by Steve Gerweck
CALGARY — Many of them are now broken men — both physically and financially — but in the 1980s they were like rock stars, lured by a lifestyle of big money, fast women, drugs and steroids.
A new documentary entitled “350 Days” explores their lives and what is described as the “golden era” of professional wrestling.
The 1980s saw a surge in its popularity in the United States and Canada. Contributing to its success was the expansion of cable television and pay-per-view and a period of cross-promotion between the WWF and elements of the music industry, including singer Cyndi Lauper.
The documentary is a co-effort of Vancouver-based actor Fulvio Cecere, who is the director and co-producer, along with producer Darren Antola.
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