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Kidulthood -- A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.


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Release Date:
3 March 2006 (UK) See more »
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Aml Ameen ... Trife
Red Madrell ... Alisa

Noel Clarke ... Sam

Adam Deacon ... Jay

Jaime Winstone ... Becky
Femi Oyeniran ... Moony
Madeleine Fairley ... Claire
Rebecca Martin ... Katie

Nicholas Hoult ... Blake
Adem Bayram ... Vinnie
Stephanie Di Rubbo ... Shaneek (as Stefanie Di Rubbo)
Catherine Ajike ... Carleen (as Kate-Line Okoro)
Medhavi Patel ... Sophie
Ben McKay ... Rapper
Cornell John ... Uncle Curtis

Rafe Spall ... Lenny

Kate Magowan ... Stella

Pierre Mascolo ... Andreas

Ray Panthaki ... Mark

Christopher Villiers ... Mr. Fineal
Ortis Deley ... Derek (as Ortis Dealey)
Hannah Miles ... Mrs. Fineal
Leila Bertrand ... Alisa's Mum

Stephen Taylor ... Rupert
Tom Burroughs ... Hamish

Bhasker Patel ... Shopkeeper
Cleo Sylvestre ... Sam's Mum
Alexander Hanson ... Manager

Sam Callis ... Security Guard
Sushil Hunjan ... Nisha

David Schaal ... Taxi Driver (as David Schall)
Marsha Miller ... Trife's Mum
Toby Dantzic ... Shop Assistant
Alison Newman ... Claire's Mum
Paul Putner ... Mr. Hardy
Natalie Wright ... Debbie

Richard Angol ... Street Guy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Ajala ... Desmond (uncredited)
Amir Madaninejad ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Menhaj Huda 
Writing credits
Noel Clarke (written by)

Produced by
Clark N. Anthony .... associate producer
James Armitage .... associate producer
Tim Cole .... line producer
Marco Costa .... executive producer
Tania Costa .... executive producer
Menhaj Huda .... producer
George Isaac .... producer
Damian Jones .... producer
Richard Lever .... co-producer
Douglas Lochhead .... co-producer
Amir Madaninejad .... executive producer (as Amir Madani)
Pierre Mascolo .... executive producer
Michael McCoy .... associate producer
Marcello Moscarello .... executive producer
Ray Panthaki .... co-producer
Louise A. Stewart .... assistant producer
Alexandra Stone .... co-producer
Joshua Varney .... associate producer
Original Music by
The Angel 
Cinematography by
Brian Tufano (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Victoria Boydell 
Casting by
Amanda Tabak 
Production Design by
Murray McKeown 
Nic Tuft 
Art Direction by
Paul Harvey 
Costume Design by
Andy Blake 
Makeup Department
Vikki Lawson .... additional makeup artist (as Vicky Lawson)
Sarah Lee .... additional makeup artist
Sarah Owen .... makeup artist: Ms Magowan
Isabel While .... makeup artist
Production Management
Kim Robinson .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Iain Atkinson .... second assistant director: pre-production
Nick Simmonds .... second assistant director (as Nick Simmons)
Cedric St. Clair .... trainee assistant director
Paul Stevenson .... third assistant director
Lee Tailor .... first assistant director
Jeff Taylor .... second assistant director
Art Department
Mirko Sekulic .... art department assistant
Bart Tuft .... art department assistant
Sound Department
Stuart Bagshaw .... foley editor
Stuart Bagshaw .... foley recordist
Alistair Crocker .... sound recordist
David Gerard .... assistant sound editor
Simon Gershon .... supervising sound editor
Dan Green .... adr recordist
Mike Grimes .... sound effects editor
Tirso Guinon .... dubbing assistant
James Harbour .... boom operator
Hugh Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Andrea King .... foley artist
Melissa Lake .... foley artist
Gareth Llewellyn .... assistant sound re-recording mixer
Ben Meechan .... sound effects editor
Zak Melemendjian .... adr editor
Zak Melemendjian .... dialogue editor
Jo Miller .... foley artist
David Turner .... sound technical coordinator
Visual Effects by
James Clarke .... visual effects
William Foxwell .... film recorder operator: Lip Sync Post (as Will Foxwell)
Daniel Tomlinson .... film recorder operator
Bill Davey .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Bobbitt .... additional photographer
Mark Collins .... additional still photographer
Nic Cupac .... grip
Carlos De Carvalho .... second focus puller
Thomas English .... Steadicam operator (as Tom English)
Mike Farr .... lighting technician
Kevin Gorman .... camera trainee
Zoe Guilford .... additional still photographer
David Hedges .... focus puller
Rollo Hollins .... still photographer
John Jordan .... second focus puller (as Johny Jordan)
Jennie Paddon .... clapper loader
Robert Pye .... gaffer
Luis Santos .... generator operator
Bob Shipsey .... second camera operator
Ryan Taggart .... second clapper loader
Lee Wooster .... electrician
Animation Department
Ben Bradley .... digital artist
Casting Department
Holly McAlister .... casting associate (as Holly McAllistair)
Helen Power .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fatima Ibrahim .... wardrobe trainee
Jessica Mautner .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Greg Barrett .... digital intermediate producer
Stephen Bearman .... film scanner (as Steve Bearman)
Ben Bradley .... film scanner
Rebecca Budds .... digital media coordinator
John Claude .... supervising grader
Selina Macarthur .... assistant editor
Jamie Moreton .... digital intermediate grader
Paul Shore .... digital media supervisor
Tom Balkwill .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
Music Department
The Angel .... music producer
DJ Drez .... musician: scratches
James Hyman .... music supervisor
Ian Neil .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Malcolm Cooper .... driver: camera truck
Paulo Fernandes .... driver
Claude Johnson .... driver
Other crew
Ajay Bhatt .... paramedic
James Clarke .... digital laboratory supervisor
Neil Hodge .... chef
Simon Hooson .... location assistant
Lita O'Sullivan .... production accountant
Robert Rayner .... location manager (as Robbie Rayner)
Louise A. Stewart .... production coordinator (as Louise Stewart)
Ben Deen Swaray .... set runner
Simon van der Borgh .... script consultant

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Rated R for pervasive language, violent content, sexual material, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Jaime Winstone and Adam Deacon also starred together in Dead Set (2008).See more »
Taxi Driver:Nine pounds twenty, please.
Moony:You what, mate? I got passed by five black cabs today.
Taxi Driver:Well it ain't my fault.
Moony:Just cause I'm black. Ain't it ironic, though? Black cabs don't take black man.
Taxi Driver:So what's your point?
Moony:My point is that it becomes a vicious circle.
Taxi Driver:What does that mean?
Moony:It means...
[runs away]
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29 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
My troubled past comes back ., 24 April 2006
Author: shadowman123 from United Kingdom

I have seen a bundle to Brit flicks that show a hyped by stylish glamorised side of London . Should be Lock Stock , or Snatch , or maybe even Notting Hill these movies have always shown the romantic side of London . However that Ladies and Gents is only the sugar coated topping , there is another world underneath that what is known to most of us who grew up on the streets of London as the real world . The director of Kidulthood does a masterful job giving us a vision of the urban hell-hole that we have all come to know ! The social issues that are highlighted in this film are spot on , whether it be the drug abuse , teenage pregnancies or the ever looming threat of the gang culture with the idiotic craze which is known as Happy slapping .We have all read about , seen it and, probably worst experienced it . Kidulthood presents to the viewer a true , grim , depiction of a life a 15 year old black teenager Trife and his life growing up in the tough neighbourhood and school where words come cheap .We are taken into his world for just 1 day and meet a whole host of characters who fit into the doomed path of life probably just like Trife . The acting was over the top brilliant to the point where to me personally it felt that it was not a film but you were watching someone's life unfold in front of you as the director chose's location's that were truly urban nitty and gritty to the point that you don't need to marvel at the breath taking scenery , you just want to focus as the story rolls along . I'm not a huge fan of Uk hip-hop but this time it seemed to fit in and add to the flavour of the film . The only drawback was that it was a little to over hyped and once or twice it did feel a bit unrealistic in some places but it stood on track and the humour was pretty funny in places as well especially with the white hoody guy. In general Kidulthood is a deep , dark , depressing look on the darker side of London's youth and by looking at it one will walk away probably wanting to take a look back at his life and see where is his or her future heading for . Kidulthood is highly recommended film by not only my-self but several other movie lovers and I shall very likely purchase this when it hits the DVD'S.


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