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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Fúria nas Ruas  »

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The scene where Alan's gang breaks in to a museum is shot at "Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum" in Glasgow, Scotland. See more »

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Gorbals: Ah'm sixteen
Lex Maclean: Ye're awfa wee fae sixteen
Gorbals: Ah smoke a lot
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criminally overlooked film
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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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