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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Rupert Grint
James Nesbitt
Robert Sheehan
Kimberley Nixon
Directors
Lisa Barros D'Sa
Glenn Leyburn
Screenwriters
Running Time
86 minutes

Cherrybomb
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Plot
Set in a leafy corner of Belfast, sixth formers Luke (Sheehan) and Malachy (Grint) are best mates despite wildly different backgrounds. But when sparky Michelle (Nixon) appears on the scene, the two are soon at loggerheads.


Verdict
Strong turns from Grint and Sheehan, and a punchy storyline elevate this from TV drama to something powerfully cinematic.


Reviewed by Liz Beardsworth

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