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Young Soul Rebels (1991)

 -  Drama | Music  -  6 December 1991 (USA)
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Set in London in 1977, the plot takes place against the background of the Silver Jubilee. This is a buddy movie between two friends Chris and Caz who run a pirate radio station from a tower... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Valentine Nonyela ...
Chris
Mo Sesay ...
Caz
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Ken
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Ann
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Tracy
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Billibud
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Davis
Debra Gillett ...
Jill
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Carlton (as Eamon Walker)
James Bowers ...
Sparky
Billy Braham ...
Kelly
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Bigsy
Danielle Scillitoe ...
Trish
Ray Shell ...
Jeff Kane
Nigel Harrison ...
Cid Man
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Set in London in 1977, the plot takes place against the background of the Silver Jubilee. This is a buddy movie between two friends Chris and Caz who run a pirate radio station from a tower block in Dalston... See full synopsis »

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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6 December 1991 (USA)  »

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First cinema feature of Sophie Okonedo. See more »


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One Nation Under A Groove
Performed by Funkadelic
Licensed Courtesy of Westbound Records Inc.
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young soul rebels
21 November 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

firstly this film has some mistakes in it,i was a soul girl back int he day,punks and soul boys weren't pally,but not enemies either,the didn't go to the same clubs,the fashion is correct but the music is out of time ,some of the music came out maybe up to 2 years later,that apart it does pick up the atmosphere of the day and the vibe and is at least acknowledging the soul scene,and the cult of soul boys and girls ,a major thing,but very unknown which is odd,i guess the write must have a bit of info of the movement,still as a fun film its OK and does bring a few

memories i think unless you were part of the scene you would find this

a bit dull,it is hollow ,but the clothes and dancing are all spot on,although gay guys did have there own disco clubs,again fairly underground as back then it wasn't as tolerated as it is,rightly so,now as so many other films have been made about punks and skinheads it god to see a movie reflecting a little known but extremely popular movement


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