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Neds

Neds
  • 2010
  • UK/France/Italy
  • 124 min
  • 18
  • 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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Peter Mullan's Neds - A disturbing and deeply felt account of social betrayal

18 Jan 20114 stars

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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