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16 Years of Alcohol (2003)

R | | Crime, Drama | 30 July 2004 (UK)
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16 years of alcohol is about a skinhead named Frankie; his violent childhood, alcoholism and his love for Ska.

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Frankie
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Helen
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Mary
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Miller
Michael Moreland ...
Budgie
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Kill
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Frankie's Mother
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Jake
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Rival Gang Boy 1 (as Naoufal Ousellam)
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16 years of alcohol is about a skinhead named Frankie; his violent childhood, alcoholism and his love for Ska.

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Rated R for pervasive language, some violent content and sexual material | See all certifications »

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Box Office

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$82 (USA) (15 April 2005)

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$7,515 (USA) (13 May 2005)
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Connections

References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Helens Theme
Written by Keith Atack
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Sparse and Barren!
30 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a strange morose film. At times it felt like a full length student movie with little in the way of plot development but some interesting themes. It had some interesting points to make on alcoholism but was more a study of the drinking culture of the Scottish working class. The film was held together well by Andewr McKidd who occupies most scenes with some good supporting cast and a cameo from director Richard Jobson. A satisfying film though I am not sure I would want to watch it again. Judge for yourself is my strongest recommendation. All in all this is a good but not great film. Some of what saves the movie are the interesting camera shots and a great soundtrack that I will now definitely be seeking out.


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