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London Town (2016)

R | | Drama, Music | 7 October 2016 (USA)
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In '70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever.

Director:

Derrick Borte

Writers:

Matt Brown (screenplay by), Sonya Gildea (based on the screenplay "Untitled Joe Strummer Project" by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... Joe Strummer
Daniel Huttlestone ... Shay Baker
Dougray Scott ... Nick Baker
Natascha McElhone ... Sandrine
Tom Hughes ... Johnny
Nell Williams ... Vivian Daniels
Anya McKenna-Bruce ... Alice Baker
Kerry Howard ... Penelope
Yasmine Akram ... Nurse
Jack Morris ... White Boy
Samuel Robertson ... Tommy Gun
Jeff Leach ... Ronnie
Ifan Huw Dafydd Ifan Huw Dafydd ... Al
Samuel Fava Samuel Fava ... Jack
Alex Marx ... Doctor
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In '70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

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Rated R for some sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jonathan Rhys Meyers was 38 years old when he played 26 year old Joe Strummer. See more »

Goofs

During the performance at Clampdown, The Clash manage to sing the wrong lyrics. "They put up a poster saying we earn more than you" becomes "They put up a poster saying we want more than you". See more »

Quotes

Alice: Shay, what does shagging mean?
Shay Baker: Cooking. That's all.
Alice: Oh! Mum's a much better shagger than you.
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A story of resilience
6 December 2016 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the story of a teenage boy who faces a series of misfortunes, and ends up having to make a living while taking care of his young sister. He perseveres through the hardship, and meets the famous rock star from The Clash, and his life is changed for the better.

People say this film is about music, but I view this film as a film that chronicles how hard life is for people who are not well off. When misfortune strikes, prior don't even lens a hand of support. The boy faces adversity with striking resilience, which I think is a good example to people. I enjoyed watching the film because of this resilient character.


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English

Release Date:

7 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Londra Sokakları See more »

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London, England, UK See more »

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$1,126
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