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Kidulthood (2006)

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Trife
... Alisa
... Sam
... Jay
... Becky
Femi Oyeniran ... Moony
Madeleine Fairley ... Claire
Rebecca Martin ... Katie
... Blake
Adem Bayram ... Vinnie
Stephanie Di Rubbo ... Shaneek (as Stefanie Di Rubbo)
Queen Kate Ajike ... Carleen (as Kate-Line Okoro)
Medhavi Patel ... Sophie
... Rapper
... Uncle Curtis
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Before adulthood comes...

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for pervasive language, violent content, sexual material, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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3 March 2006 (UK)  »

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Juventude Rebelde  »

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£600,000 (estimated)

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£100,056 (United Kingdom), 5 March 2006, Limited Release
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Success of this film inspired director Noel Clarke to produce a sequel "Adulthood" in 2008,a new instalment is in the works appropriately named "Brotherhood" and is the final film in the series See more »

Goofs

The knife Trevor used to cut a C on Curtis's buyer's cheek should've taken a lot longer to cut than it did. See more »

Quotes

Trife: [to Alisa] I've seen some shit today... that made me think about life. And you're the best thing in mine.
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Followed by Adulthood (2008) See more »

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Sittin' Here
Written by Dizzee Rascal (as Dylan Mill)
Performed by Dizzee Rascal
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portrayed real life
4 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

As a black girl living in London, I saw how this film portrayed real life. In the scenes at the beginning, in the school, I could relate fully to the events. People may not think that it truly represents black people, or schools in London, I beg to differ. You obviously have not been in a bad enough school. The language used in the film, the slang, is a part of life now. I look at schools on the telly and wish that I do not have to call everyone 'blud'. If I do not, I will get beaten up for 'trying to be white'. Kidulthood was a fantastic film, showing, yes, a different way of life, but a true representation of it. It was actually quite unnerving at how similar life is for my community to that of the film.


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