- UK / France / Italy
- 2h 4min
- Directed by: Peter Mullan
- Written by: Peter Mullan
- Cast: Conor McCarron, Martin Bell, Grant Wray, Marcus Nash, Linda Cuthbert, John Joe Hay
An ugly, disturbing and deeply felt account of social betrayal set in 1970s Glasgow, starring McCarron as a disillusioned yoof drawn into gangland suburban violence and juvenile delinquency. Clever and caustic filmmaking that works hard to dodge the pitfalls of cliché.
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Reviews & features
Peter Mullan's Neds - A disturbing and deeply felt account of social betrayal18 Jan 2011
1970s Glasgow juvenile delinquency tale argues that society should shoulder blame
(18) 123min Never one to shirk a controversial subject, Peter Mullan follows up his attack on hypocrisy and abuse in the Catholic Church in The Magdalene Sisters. Casting a similarly caustic eye over the perennial problem of juvenile delinquency…
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