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|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Riz Ahmed, Mem Ferda, Ed Skrein, Jo Hartley, Natalie Press|
|Genres:||Drama - Comedy, Thriller - Crime|
|Collections:||October - Drama|
|Run time:||2 hours 1 minute|
|Rental release:||08 Oct 2012|
By Jonathan Crocker from LOVEFiLM
"Are you sitting comfortably? Pull your seatbelts on, cos you're in for a harrowing ride."
Most helpful review
"I cried the first time I watched the movie"By iamtomalmond (1 review) , 23 Jul 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]Unbelievable directorial debut. Gritty, shocking, tragic, intelligent story from a first time movie writer/director.
As he says at the start 'allow me to take you back and forth through time', it is a non linear movie, which has been set out very well - when it catches up, it does so with a bang.
I cried the first time I watched the movie, at the premiere. It truly is a crazy story - people doubt how true it is because it's so hard to believe.
Absolute must see.
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Dark dark darkBy malink (3 reviews) , 14 May 2013Great film, VERY dark and harrowing though so be warned. A bit like 'Nil by Mouth', very good and I'm glad I watched it but I won't be putting myself through it again. The music is excellent as you would expect if you are a fan of Plan B and after seeing 'The Sweeney' this film benefits from the fact that Ben stays behind the camera. Don't let anything put you off though, if you haven't seen it and like your films gritty and real then watch this, you won't be disappointed.
Modern Dickensian Story.By a customer , 08 May 2013At first I feared this was going to be another depressing and irritating film about disaffected youth and the underclass. But although there are some harrowing scenes (in particular the dreadful exploitation of women) the ending is affecting and uplifting. The complex plot interweaves the main characters and I almost felt this was the type of story Dickens would write if he was living on a modern deprived London estate. As is often the case the lack of a huge budget is a plus.
Highly recommend itBy Zunter (5 reviews) , 29 Apr 2013Really enjoyed it. Gritty, heartfelt, meaningful storylines that deal with the issue of young people in today's society. As a directorial debut I take my hat off to Ben Drew (Plan B) as it is, in my opinion, one of the best British films I've ever seen. Love the way the stories were interlinked and loved the depth of the characters - Aaron (played by Riz Ahmed) in particular.
Real British GritBy stevenw05 (47 reviews) , 26 Apr 2013A real look at the underbelly of British as the way it is now.Good Film and Soundtrack. Intertwining stories that all lead upto the bigger picture. A real and bleak look at life through the kids lifes
A hard watch but well worth it!By flower-thorn (1 review) , 22 Apr 2013This is a amazing film! Really harrowing though so not for the too faint-hearted. I loved the way it's been made as a 'modern musical', with great original songs from Plan B narrating the story throughout in the most UN-cheesy way. I'm still thinking about the film a day after I watched it, which can only be a good indication for a worthwhile watch.