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A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends, even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.

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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

Run with the crowd, stand alone, you decide.

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?