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Small Faces (1996)

 -  Drama  -  14 August 1996 (USA)
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Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and ... See full summary »

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Iain Robertson ...
Lex Maclean
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Alan Maclean (as Joseph McFadden)
Steven Duffy ...
Bobby Maclean (as J.S. Duffy)
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Joanne Macgowan
Garry Sweeney ...
Charlie Sloan
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Lorna Maclean
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Malky Johnson
Mark McConnochie ...
Gorbals
Steven Singleton ...
Welch
David Walker ...
Fabio
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Uncle Andrew
Paul Doonan ...
Jake
Colin Semple ...
Dowd
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Doug
Debbie Welsh ...
Rebecca
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Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and Alan are beginning to experience the power of raging hormones, the story focuses on Lex, who begins a downward spiral after he accidentally shoots the leader of Bobby's gang. Lex's cockiness and immaturity unfortunately prevent him from understanding the effect his subsequent crimes will have on both himself, and on those around him. Written by Ary Luiz Dalazen Jr. <ajr@fortalnet.com.br>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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The scene where Alan and Lex visits an arts chool to check out the girls is shot at "Glasgow School of Art", which is the masterpiece of designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh. It opened in 1899 when Mackintosh was only 28. See more »

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Lex Maclean: [about a sick-looking portrait by Bacon] It looks just like our Bobby after a bad night out!
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criminally overlooked film
3 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Small Faces is a small cinematic gem;a rites of passage story set in the ganglands of 60's Glasgow told in a gritty, realistic style, yet infused with humour and sympathy for its characters, this film is too good to miss. Do yourself a favour and watch it now!


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