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Christmas 1988. Soulmates, woody and Lol find themselves in exile from each other and the gang. Trying to understand the definition 'growing up', Shaun begins a course at College, that quickly takes the wrong turn.
The year is 1990, the rave scene has just entered England. The sound of the Stone roses lurks toward Shaun and the gang. This means that Woody and Lol are living in a domestic bliss, they are happy again. But this year will see huge changes in everyone. This is the year 1990. This is England.
Lyra Mae Thomas,
In a typical English working-class town, the juveniles have nothing more to do than hang around in gangs. One day, Alan Darcy, a highly motivated man with the same kind of youth experience, starts trying to get the young people off the street and into doing something they can believe in: Boxing. Soon he opens a training facility which is accepted gratefully by them and the gangs start to grow together into friends. Darcy manages to organize a public fight for them to prove what they have learned. A training camp with hiking tours into the mountains of Wales forge the group into a tight-knit club society. With the day of the fight drawing closer, the young boxers get more and more excited.Written by
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In 80's England where the unemployment rate is just as high as its crime levels, Alan Darcy (Bob Hoskins) decides to help the local lads by setting up a boxing club that will focus their anger and energies in the right direction. With the financial assistance of local crook Ronnie Marsh, Darcy soon finds he is getting results until a devastating incident destroys what he has built up. As with all Meadows films, this is another fine character driven film, that plays with your heart strings, while not pulling its punches in the violence department, its full of golden moments and is extremely entertaining. Its full of backstory and character exposition and is required viewing from the best director in Britain today.
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