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Awaydays (2009)

 -  Drama  -  22 May 2009 (UK)
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On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex,... See full summary »

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On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex, drugs, rock n' roll, fashion, football and fighting. Written by FilmFinders

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£39,045 (UK) (22 May 2009)

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In the Probe Records scene, a copy of the Manuel Gottsching album "E2E4" can be seen on the wall. The film is set in 1979 but the album wasn't released until 1984. See more »

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The credits thank "Nicola & Eddy at Camel Llairds". The correct spelling of this famous shipbuilder is "Cammell Laird" See more »

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Not the best and a bit of a yawn
5 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Tried desperately hard to enjoy this film and it seemed to start off OK but the mixed story lines, and slow moving scenes etc meant I was nodding off about half way through and found it a struggle to get to the end.

Some good bits but too jumbled and so many loose ends to really enjoy along with a damp squid of an ending that did it no favours. The sound track was probably the most enjoyable element with some decent 70's 80's tunes throughout.

As hooligan films go, bit more realistic in places than sum such as Green St which is utter tosh but not on the same level as the original film of the 'Firm' with Gary Oldman which is a classic and still the best in my opinion.


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