DOC: GHOST ON THE HIGHWAY: A PORTAIT OF JEFFREY LEE PIERCE AND THE GUN CLUB by KURT VOSS

DOC: GHOST ON THE HIGHWAY: A PORTAIT OF JEFFREY LEE PIERCE AND THE GUN CLUB by KURT VOSS.

Ghost On The Highway: A Portrait of Jeffrey Lee Pierce & the Gun Club. French Fan Club Films & Powell Factory Films.

There’s never been a proper documentary about the Gun Club, the apocalyptic punk-blues death party started in late-70s Los Angeles by Jeffrey Lee Pierce, who suffered a fatal brain haemorrhage in 1996 at the age of 37. Ghost On The Highway holds no pretensions to be the ultimate record. Director and long-time fan Kurt Voss, converted after witnessing Pierce get a kicking while supporting the Cramps in 1981, unashamedly believes that the group, particularly their doomed leader, are, ‘still in much need of more myth-making…

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