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Rude Boy is a 1980 British film directed by Jack Hazan and David Mingay and filmed in 1978 and early 1979. 

The film, part fiction, part rockumentary, tells the story of Ray Gange, a follower of Ther Clash leaving your work unsex shop in Soho, to become a roadie for the band. 

The film includes footage of The Clash in a rock concert Racism in Victoria Park in their tours “On Parole” and “Sort It Out”, and in the studio recording the album Give ‘Em Enough Rope would come out in November 1978. 

The film is named after the rude boy subculture. The band is much disillusionment with the film for its premiere, which in his recitals of the time had badges that read 'I do not want Rude Boy Clash Film “. (’ I do not want Rude Boy Clash Film”). 

In 1980, the film won an Honorable Mention, and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 30th International Berlin Film Festival .It was re - released on DVD in the UK in 2003 by Fremantle Media, with a number of features special including interviews with Rude Boy Ray Gange, the Clash road manager Johnny Green and filmmakers Jack Hazan and David Mingay