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Beats (2019)

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Two teenage boys in Scotland in 1994, best friends with no control over their lives, risk everything to attend an illegal rave, hoping for the best night of their boring lives.

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Brian Welsh

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Kieran Hurley (based on a play by), Kieran Hurley (co-writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kimber Closson Kimber Closson ... Pool Hall Player
Martin Donaghy Martin Donaghy ... Colin
Brian Ferguson Brian Ferguson ... Robert
Ryan Fletcher ... PC Billy Moncrief
Laura Fraser ... Alison
Rachel Jackson ... Wendy
Neil Leiper Neil Leiper ... Fido
Lorn Macdonald ... Spanner
Kevin Mains ... Les
Ross Mann ... D-Man
Amy Manson ... Cat
Stephen McCole ... Sergeant Ian Black
Gemma McElhinney ... Laura
Cristian Ortega ... Johnno
Davian Thomas Davian Thomas ... Marquis
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Two best friends in a small Scottish town in the summer of '94 who head out for one last night together before life takes them in different directions. Going to an illegal rave, the boys journey into an underworld of anarchy, freedom and collision with the law as they share a night that they will never forget. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 2019 (UK) See more »

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One of two films named 'Beats' to be released in 2019. See more »

Quotes

Johnno: I'm not your son.
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The film has a 'text ending', which reveals the eventual fates of its principle characters. See more »

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Taste The Lasers
21 May 2019 | by dubversion-1See all my reviews

Absolutely the best 'youth culture' (ugh) movie I've ever seen. It doesn't put a foot wrong. I knew those people and danced to those tunes in those buildings. I could TASTE the rave and feel the fear and relate to the sadness. Big up @JDTwitch and everyone else. Joyous!


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