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Made in Britain (1982)

Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »

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Trevor
Terry Richards ...
Errol Dupray
Bill Stewart ...
Peter Clive
Eric Richard ...
Harry Parker
Geoffrey Hutchings ...
Superintendent
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Barry Giller
John Bleasdale ...
Policeman
Noel Diacomo ...
Solicitor
Maurice Quick ...
Magistrate
Sharon Courtney ...
House Parent
Steve Sweeney ...
Job Centre Youth (as Stephen Sweeney)
Kim Benson ...
Job Centre Girl
Catherine Clarke ...
Job Centre Girl
Jean Marlow ...
Job Centre Woman
Jim Dunk ...
Chef
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only interested when there's something that he can get out of it. The authorities within the centre try to make Trevor conform to the norms of society, but he takes no notice, and would rather speak in a torrent of four-letter words and racial abuse. Written by Dominic Robinson <mcclane@sound.demon.co.uk>

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Trevor is an angry young man.

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25 February 1982 (UK)  »

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Tales Out of School: Made in Britain  »

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Tim Roth researched his role by attending National Front meetings, much to his distaste. See more »

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Trevor the Skinhead: Well, honestly speaking, I don't honestly think I can keep the peace while I'm incarcerated in this shit house!
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Followed by Flying Into the Wind (1983) See more »

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Unforgettable
14 October 2002 | by (Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

Saw it years ago by accident on PBS. Thought it was a documentary. They've only shown it once, to my knowledge (probably because so many complained about the foul language and nasty attitude of Trevor. Very unappetizing to American mid-western WASP sensibilities.). An absolutely stupifyingly mind-blowing performance by Tim Roth. Once you see, you won't forget.


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