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Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Shaun (Thomas Turgoose), who lost his father in the Falklands War, earns the respect of skinheads when he stand up to their teasing. He becomes part of the gang and enjoys hanging out with his new friends. Trouble starts with the return of Combo (Stephen Graham), a racist ex-convict. With the gang divided into two factions, Shaun sides with Combo and, unfortunately, finds in him a father figure.

Cast: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim, Joseph Gilgun, Vicky McClure, Rosamund Hanson, Andrew Ellis

Director: Shane Meadows

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Big Arty, Warp Films, Ingenious Film Partners

Keywords: Rivalry, Friend, Transformation, Touching, Girlfriend, Growing up, 1980s

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Awards

Winner Bästa utländska film
Guldbagge Award (2008)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Winner Best British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2007)
Winner Special Jury Marc'Aurelio Award
Festival internazionale del film di Roma (2006)