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The Dirties (2013)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 6 June 2014 (Ireland)
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Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn't joking.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Owen Williams ...
Padraig Singal ...
Boy in Park 1
Ross Hill ...
Boy in Park 2
Krista Madison ...
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Krissy B.
Josh Boles ...
Boozy
Brandon Wickens ...
Jackman
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Alan
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Laren
Jordan Foster ...
Dylan
Sean Spiering ...
Rock Thrower
Michael Spiering ...
Rock Thrower
David Matheson ...
Mr. Muldoon
Jay McCarrol ...
Mr. Bird
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Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn't joking.

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We're just here for the bad guys.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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$10,000 (estimated)
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The yellow t-shirt with the black bull that Matt wears walking through the hallway during the Best Coast montage is the same t-shirt that the character John wears during Gus Van Sant's Elephant. Elephant is based on the Columbine school shooting. See more »

Quotes

Chrissy H.: Hey, Owen, what does the word arbitrary mean?
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References The Rules of the Game (1939) See more »

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Tinfoil
Performed by Limblifter
Written by Ryan Dahle, Kurt Dahle and Ian Michael Somers
Courtesy of Kasink Kasongs and the Dahle brothers
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I had to rewatch this movie because it stuck with me for so long
10 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

The Dirties follows these kids who are making a short film about two kids going into their school and shooting all of the bullies. That's as much as I can say without it flagging me for spoilers. I really love this story. It follows a topic that isn't discussed from this point of view. We always hear about bullying from a third person perspective, but The Dirties puts us right in the middle of it. Also to anyone who loves film and wants to get into the industry, you (including me) will find that these characters are extremely relatable which ends up being really scary and makes the movie memorable.

The acting is just as if the kids were going through everyday life. I wouldn't say it was amazing acting, but I definitely felt like the people were their characters. They were probably just playing themselves, so it was pretty interesting.

The camera work is in the found footage style, but not in the way that it's annoying, it just feels like you are the camera man documenting them making their short film.

The soundtrack has some good songs in it, mostly indie music.

The Dirties is an experience. It was fun, relatable, and memorable. The movie is chalk filled with movie references for cinephiles and comedy that makes you laugh. It is a must see just for the topic that it pertains and how it approaches it.


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