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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Adam Deacon
Jaime Winstone
Richard Blackwood
Michael Vu
Adam Deacon.
Directors
Daniel Toland.
Screenwriters
Adam Deacon.
Running Time
88 minutes

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Anuvahood
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Plot
Kenneth (Deacon) wants to break out from his boring job and stifling lifestyle to realise his dream of becoming a top MC, but his friends and family have other ideas.


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Anuvahood
Kidulthood actor Adam Deacon makes his co-directing debut in what first appears to be a spoof of the very films that made his name. Billed as “the UK’s first urban comedy”, it stars Deacon as a clueless Londoner and wannabe MC who resorts to small-time dealing to raise cash after losing his job at Laimsbury’s (we kid you not). As his mildly eventful week continues, this becomes less of a parody than a series of skits involving one-dimensional stereotypes. It occasionally amuses but the tone never settles: some actors aim for farce, others play it straight. Look out for turns from Jaime Winstone, Skins’ Ollie Barbieri and Paul Kaye — and Aisleyne from Big Brother.


Verdict
Patchy urban comedy that misses more targets than it hits.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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Anuvahood is a good film. It has a great cast and funny scenes. the only problem is some things in this film are stupid and pointless. I would recommend this to people who like kidulthood and films like that but for the rest you probelly wont like this. I would recommend to go see this film. ... More

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