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Made in Britain (1982)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 25 February 1982
Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His... See full summary »

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Alan Clarke

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David Leland
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Roth ... Trevor
Terry Richards ... Errol Dupray
Bill Stewart Bill Stewart ... Peter Clive
Eric Richard ... Harry Parker
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ... Superintendent
Sean Chapman ... Barry Giller
John Bleasdale John Bleasdale ... Policeman
Noel Diacomo Noel Diacomo ... Solicitor
Maurice Quick Maurice Quick ... Magistrate
Sharon Courtney Sharon Courtney ... House Parent
Steve Sweeney ... Job Centre Youth (as Stephen Sweeney)
Kim Benson Kim Benson ... Job Centre Girl
Catherine Clarke Catherine Clarke ... Job Centre Girl
Jean Marlow Jean Marlow ... Job Centre Woman
Jim Dunk Jim Dunk ... Chef
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only interested when there's something that he can get out of it. The authorities within the centre try to make Trevor conform to the norms of society, but he takes no notice, and would rather speak in a torrent of four-letter words and racial abuse. Written by Dominic Robinson <mcclane@sound.demon.co.uk>

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Trevor is an angry young man.

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Crime | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1982 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Tales Out of School: Made in Britain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Audio clips from the film feature prominently on the 2004 album 'Council Estate of Mind' by UK Hip Hop artist Skinnyman. See more »

Quotes

Harry Parker: You're out of this room, out of this place. You're back into the world.
Trevor the Skinhead: It's your fucking world, mate, not mine. You can stick it up your arse, I don't want it!
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Featured in Digging for Britain (2011) See more »

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Unforgettable
14 October 2002 | by givnawSee all my reviews

Saw it years ago by accident on PBS. Thought it was a documentary. They've only shown it once, to my knowledge (probably because so many complained about the foul language and nasty attitude of Trevor. Very unappetizing to American mid-western WASP sensibilities.). An absolutely stupifyingly mind-blowing performance by Tim Roth. Once you see, you won't forget.


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