About

A story about a troubled boy called Sam Redwood growing up in Harlow, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads outside Terminus House on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Jim Redwood.

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Directed by

Shane Meadows

Written by

Shane Meadows (Screenplay)
Andrew Vickers (Writer)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

“Worst movie I’ve ever seen, me and my dad Jim walked out and shared a private dance at the local strip club instead.” - Sam Redwood, Harlow

Cast

Keywords

holiday summer violence england drugs gang cult film racism youth 1980s vandalism unemployment falklands war culture xenophobia skinhead nottingham

Lists

#580 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?