The Apple, written and directed by Menahem Golan, was released in 1980 but is set in the future year of 1994 where disco has fascist-like grip on the music industry. Mr. Boogalow and his corporation have the power to shape the listening taste of an entire nation, until two talented folk singers Alphie and Bibi come along and try to resist the temptations of Mr. Boogalow's hedonistic lifestyle. The story is a modern parable of the biblical story of Adam and Eve, if Adam and Eve were two hippy folk singers who are trying to stay pure in the music business. Despite its disco-laden soundtrack, The Apple is listed on Wikipedia’s list of worst time films alongside classics like Reefer Madness, Plan 9 from Outer Space and Showgirls.


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