|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Kate Williams, Ray Winstone, Michael Elphick, Sting, Toyah Willcox, Mark Wingett, Leslie Ash, Phil Daniels|
|Studio:||UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK|
|Run time:||1 hour 55 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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THE definitive British youth film!By Alexis May from http://www.brightonbootiful.co.uk , 14 May 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This is not the most accurate film ever, but did it pretend to be? No. This is not a documentary. It is a story. One told with feeling, passion and verve. I live in Brighton, and have met a few of the extras in the film. They told me that this film was very accurate. Most of those hired had been, or still were, Mods, Rockers, and a few Skinheads. If you ignore the inaccuracies which miserable gits tend to dwell on (ie: 'Heaven Can Wait' on the ABC Billboard (about 15 years before it's release!)), this is a feelgood film, which even to relative youngsters like me (if being in your 30's counts!) feels fresh, relevant and valid. In an era of trashy teen or gang movies, this is the Daddy. It has music from The Who to The Ronnettes (Be My Baby), encapsulating not just the time, but the feel of the time. DO NOT MISS THIS FILM.
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Outdated classicBy thecheese (48 reviews) from Manchester , 16 Dec 2011When this film came out I couldn't wait to see it and I enjoyed it from a nostaligia point of view. I've had my grown-up kids watch it and they were bored quite frankly and couldn't see the attraction. A classic in its time but now dated and silly in parts, Phil Daniels is particularly annoying
british classicBy brysmissis (8 reviews) , 07 Nov 2011Really enjoyed this film. The soundtrack is classic who, well worth watching just for this alone. Took me back a few years to my youth. Just as good second time round as when first seen.
A Hard Hitting British Hit MovieBy Em1981 (133 reviews) from London , 07 Oct 2011I enjoyed this retro gang movie set in the 60's with Ray winstone. Its very well done and although shocking, has a wonderful moral lesson in it. I loved the ending had a massive impact on me and makes a big statement.
Hubby loved itBy a customer , 15 Aug 2011Not really my sort of film but my hubby loved it! He Thought it was classic, def worth a watch
Groovy BabyBy Shewy (4 reviews) , 29 May 2011I am of this age group and still have fond memories of my beloved Lambretta, Parka's mirrors and all.
Though the film is not completely accurate, the music and nostalgia are almost as I remember,,,,Great 60s memorabilia.