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On its first screening, the scene where Terry assaults a pick-up in his flat was set to "I'm with Stupid" by the Pet Shop Boys. During his attack, Terry even says that he hates the group. When the film was repeated on Channel 4's sister digital channel, More4, eight days later, the music and reference had been changed - at the request of the Pet Shop Boys. See more »
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This film is about the events that happen to several gay men around Clapham Common in 36 hours.
Due to the enormous number of characters involved, the beginning of the film is a little slow. Once the scene is set, a lot of action kicks in. It touches upon a lot of aspects of gay culture, some of the unpleasant aspects are portrayed in a raw and almost disturbing manner. As others have commented, the scene where the 14 year old boy and the loner encounter at home is dramatic, tense and well acted. It is easily the most memorable scene of the whole film.
This film is raw, brutal and depressing. It can certainly help to raise debates over anonymous sex, and raise awareness over the tragedy of gay bashing.
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