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Adulthood (2008)

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Six years after KIdULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the ... See full summary »

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Omen
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Kayla
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Ike
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Uncle Curtis (as Cornell S. John)
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Claire
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Six years after KIdULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the people he hurt the most. Some have moved on, others are stuck with the repercussions of his actions that night, but one thing's for certain - everyone has been forced to grow up. Through his journey Sam struggles to deal with his sorrow and guilt and something else he didn't expect - those seeking revenge. As he's pursued by a new generation of bad boys, Sam sets about trying to get the message across to his pursuers that they should stop the violence, much like Trife tried to tell him all those years ago. Can Sam stop the cycle of violence and make something positive from the destruction he caused or will his journey into Adulthood end here? Written by Anonymous

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20 June 2008 (UK)  »

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£1,203,319 (UK) (20 June 2008)
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Trivia

Rosanna Hoult who plays Polly is the sister of Nicholas Hoult who played Blake in Kidulthood. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Sam is talking with the person in the cemetery, while they are sitting side by side on a bench. In one shot there is an object on his left shoulder and it is missing in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Sam: And you. Try to get my own brother to kill me? Are you dizzy, blood?
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Follows Kidulthood (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Right Here
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Published by Copyright Control
Performed by DJ MA1 featuring Sophia
Licensed courtesy of Karnival Music
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Written in a week: it shows.
30 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just a cynical ploy to get young people to buy the soundtrack and DVDs by making the cast speak in ridiculous accents and non-sense slang.

You can usually tell when a script was written in a hurry: the events of the film take place over a short period of time, the characters are 1 dimensional and the plot is predictable.

The Danny dyer cameo was the only moment of acting which didn't make me cringe. Adam Deacon, who put in a great performance on Dead Set seemed to confuse shouting whilst using "ghetto" slang with acting.

Having spent most of my life living in west London, I can say that this film resides in the land of fiction. Noel Clark is trying to paint a picture of 'war on the streets' which just isn't true.

Overall, a waste of £13 and 1.5 hours.


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