- Ireland / UK
- 1h 24min
- Directed by: Ciaran Foy
- Cast: Aneurin Barnard, James Cosmo, Wunmi Mosaku
- UK release: 1 March 2013
This combination of Attack the Block and Eden Lake features an agoraphobic father (Barnard) who must confront his fears to rescue his daughter from a group of feral hoodie-wearing children. The bleakness is quickly wearying though, and some scenes intended to heighten the oppression are instead clangingly unrealistic.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Citadel20 Feb 2013
Bleak and morally dubious ‘hoodie horror’ set in Glasgow high rises
The ‘hoodie horror’ subgenre can be neatly summed up as the Daily Mail’s favourite nightmare: good, honest (almost invariably white) folks terrorized by gangs of feral (almost invariably multi-racial) urban youths. 2008 horror Eden Lake and the Michael…
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