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This Is England (Single Disc)

Featuring: Perry Benson, Joseph Gilgun & Stephen Graham

Format: DVD | Rating: 18 years & over

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  great british film

| | See all halofan001's reviews (4)

i absolutly loved this film, the style, the genre, the story. i loved the atmosphere this film made, and they way the story was protrayed it was a brillent watch

  Two movies in one

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I agree with the person who said they where laughing one moment and crying the next. This movie really moved me at the end and made me lol in the first half. Stephen Graham is totally fantastic he always plays a great villian.

  Meadows does it again...

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i am a huge fan of Meadows work and this, along with Dead Mans Shoes are his masterpeices. this tells the story of a child growing up in the 80's who gets involved in a gang who help him while he is getting bullied at school, but when he is introduced to a racist skinhead, the boy lands himself into a racist underworld. this film is beautifully shot with a fantastic soundtrack and brilliant performances from Stephen Graham, and little hopeful Thomas Turgoose. this film shows that you do not need gore and action to make a fantastic movie.


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This film is truly stunning. It will definatly have youu laughing one minute then crying the next. Thomas Turgoose is brilliant and there are not much better films than this!!

  Unbelievable British classic

| | See all Kyle89's reviews (173)

A fantastic British film and another amazing film from Shane Meadows. Funny, thrilling, shocking and powerful.

An understandably acclaimed performance by newcomer Thomas Turgoose and a spectacular turn from Stephen Graham, you'll be laughing your head off one minute and turn cold and teary the next.

Shane Meadows gets it extraordinarily real, as is his genius, and gets great performances from everyone (including Meadows regular Andrew Shim) particularly Woody. Understandably controversial and jaw-droppingly shocking with one of the most powerful endings to a British film ever. You NEED to see this film.

  What was so good?

| | See all BoatzX's reviews (6)

i was expecting this to be a great movie, but i was just so bored watching it. Yeah the storyline was good, but it wasnt interesting to actually watch. Had strange humour, next to no action and long scenes of nothingness. wouldve been much better as a book than a movie.

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  Powerful, moving & motivating, in one! Incredible!

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It is such a moving film! It's incredible, it makes you think about back in those days, what they were like, about the Falklands War, about how pointless it was (well Meadows view that I personally share) If you're considering to buy it, then I and i'm sure loads of other people would recommend you to buy it! Worth the money!

  Meadows pure brilliant

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Yet another fantastic film by Meadows, the first I have seen and not the last, buy buy buy if you want a look into recent British history. Dont pass this one buy, great actors & fantastic characters.

  This is Brilliant

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Visual poet Shane Meadows has done it again. Two years after the incredibly powerful "Dead Man's Shoes" Meadows's autobiographic "This is England" is his 5th full length feature and probably his best to date. Twelve-year-old Shaun (Thomas Turgoose ) is bullied at school and, against all odds, finds some peace with a group of original skinheads. All seems well until Combo (Stephen Graham) returns to the scene after three years in the slammer. He soon manages to twist the skins around his little finger and introduces them to the ideals we nowadays recognize as typical for skins. Shaun's world is rocked again and he soon finds he will have to make a very hard choice. Gripping, compelling, moving, violent yet utterly beautiful.
A must-see if ever there was one!

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