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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Aml Ameen
Red Madrell
Noel Clarke
Jamie Winstone
Adam Deacon
Directors
Menhaj Huda
Screenwriters
Noel Clarke
Running Time
91 minutes

Kidulthood
A new 'angry yoof' drama from the UK, made along the lines of La Haine and Kids.


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Kidulthood

Plot
A West London comprehensive is rocked by the suicide of a bullied 15 year-old girl. As the school is closed for a day, groups of the student’s classmates hit the city’s streets — with tension over the incident slowly boiling over into violence.


Verdict
An unrealistically tight schedule of plotted events betrays nearly everything that the shooting style and capable young cast work to build.


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