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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

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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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La radio pirata  »

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First cinema feature of Sophie Okonedo. See more »


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Police & Thieves
Performed by Junior Murvin
Licensed Courtesy of Island Records Ltd
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Good feeling
13 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Been a long time since I saw this movie, but whenever I think of it, or even just hear that song from the soundtrack, I feel all happy and <ahem> gay. Funny thing is, I went back to see what I'd noted about it at the time (1991), and apparently I'd only considered it a so-so film!

So, yes, perhaps the story line was a bit flimsy, perhaps all of the movie didnt amount to a whole much ... but if the memory of it still makes me smile after ten years, it must've been a lot better than I'd originally realised! ;-)


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