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Sket (I) (2011)

 -  Crime  -  28 October 2011 (UK)
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Hannah
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Shaks
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Kayla
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Danielle
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Kerry
Varada Sethu ...
Kiran
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Ruds
Katie Foster-Barnes ...
Tanya
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Trey
Leon Ajikawo ...
Reet
Michael Maris ...
Drew
Ashley Chin ...
Titch
Nish Nathwani ...
Newsagent
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Scarred Woman
David Nellist ...
Kayla's Dad
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When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the volatile and damaged man-hating Danielle. Written by Anonymous

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Man's world. Sisters' hood.

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Kay has been living on the streets for at least two days by the time she receives a text from Daze and yet her hair is clean and when she looks at her phone she has full battery. See more »

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Sket
14 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

For those who care, a 'sket' is a slang word for a young woman who sleeps around and is a bit... rough for all intents and purposes. So, now you know.

The plot revolves around a Geordie lass who's recently moved to London, and her exploits with a girl gang she joins, mainly so they can help her get revenge on the drug dealer who killed her sister. You wouldn't think this by reading the back of the box though... which references no-one but bit-part-player Ashley Walters (From So Solid Crew and Kidulthood) and makes it out to be a very different film. There's marketing, and then there's blatant lies.

What a grimy, depressing place inner city London looks. Rubbish everywhere, rundown buildings and yobs lurking behind every corner. Something tells me they didn't have to make much of an effort with the set decoration for the atmosphere they wanted. What transpires in this place where life is cheaper than a bag of crack, is nothing new or interesting. The acting is okay, the story is seen-it-all-before, and the obnoxious wall-to-wall rap songs nothing short of a headache.

I have little else to add. What the makers have done is taken segments from every 'street' drama set in our capital city ever made, washed, rinsed, hung them out to dry, then stuck them together and try to pass it off as something new. Sorry folks... it didn't work. 5/10


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