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Shane Meadows On Shane Meadows
The director of This Is England '86 takes us through his filmography

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Shane Meadows On Shane Meadows | Somers Town
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"I loved shooting in London. It was noisy, especially with planes going over every five seconds and all of that, but I loved it every minute of it and for something that was meant to be a 20 minute short film, it really blossomed. It was a really nice to get to work with Thommo [Turgoose] and get out of Nottingham. And since Somers Town I've filmed in London, made a film with Paddy for nothing, and shot in Sheffield [for This Is England ‘86], so I think it was a turning point for me. Weirdly, it’s the only thing I’ve ever made money off because Eurostar promised us a chunk of the back-end if it made any money. I get cheques through the door for a film that was 68 minutes, that was made as a short film. This Is England sold nearly a million DVDs and I’m still owed wages from that."

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