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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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Chris
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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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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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13 August 2001 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Yey! Ive found a film that Ive seen and no-one has commented on! It's been that long since Ive watched it, that Ive forgotten all about it. All I can remember is that it was about some gay black guys and they run around for a bit... jeez... I think it was set in London. Oh dear :) I always remember that it sucked, but I suspect that it may have not been that bad. It may have irritated me at the time with the gay angle tho. Im certainly not homophobic, but things like this, such as, say, Queer as Folk, tend to get my back up, I guess it is my middle-class sensibilites being offended by 'having my nose rubbed in it'. I much prefer the more sensitive approach such as 'In and Out' (Frank Oz dir), or Wilde (Stephen Fry starred), both of which I rate quite highly.


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