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Somers Town

Somers Town
  • 2008
  • UK
  • 77 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Shane Meadows
  • Written by: Paul Fraser
  • Cast: Piotr Jagiello, Thomas Turgoose, Ireneusz Czop
  • Language: English, Polish

Originally financed by Eurostar as a short film to promote the service's new terminus at St Pancras, Meadows' has expanded his brief to tell a vividly drawn story of childhood friendship and to paint a vibrant portrait of a part of the big smoke that's in all likelihood soon to gentrified out of existence.

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Somers Town

21 Aug 20083 stars

DRAMA Shane Meadows’ seventh feature takes its title from the working class residential area situated between London’s Euston and King’s Cross railway stations. Originally financed by Eurostar as a short film to promote the service’s new terminus at…

Somers Town

19 Jun 20084 stars

Edinburgh International Film Festival

(Shane Meadows, UK) 75min While Shane Meadows’ last outing, This is England, showed the racist side of British nationalism, his follow-up, the black-and-white Somers Town, demonstrates just how nice the Brits can be to immigrants. Starting life as a…

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