- 82 min
- Directed by: Shimmy Marcus
- Written by: Jeff Williams
- Cast: Martin Compston, Alfie Allen, Pat Shortt, Bruce Jones
- Website: www.soulboythefilm.com
Teenager Joe (Compston) pursues love's young dream to Wigan Casino, where he discovers Northern Soul, leading to all manner of hip-swivelling heartbreak. Formulaic but crowd-pleasing, SoulBoy is lent an irresistible warmth by Compston's likeable lead, and while the story is predictable, its heart is in the right place.
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Soulboy22 Aug 2010
(12A) 82min Low budget Irish filmmaker Shimmy Marcus makes a bid for the mainstream with this formulaic but crowd-pleasing teen drama. It’s 1974, and bored teenager Joe’s (Martin Compston) life is transformed when he pursues unattainable ice-queen…
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