Rocks

Rocks
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 1h 33min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Sarah Gavron
  • Cast: Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, D'angelou Osei Kissiedu
  • UK release: 24 April 2020

Shola, aka Rocks (Bakray), lives with her mother Funke (Akinlude) and younger brother in East London. When Funke disappears, Rocks has to look after her younger brother. A richly-textured story of a modern teenager forced to grow up, with a joyful sense of female solidarity, and funny, moving and authentic portraits of teen friendships.

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Rocks

15 Oct 20195 stars

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