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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Before adulthood comes...

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Rated R for pervasive language, violent content, sexual material, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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3 March 2006 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

£600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)

Gross:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)
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why all the bad ratings
8 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am not sure why this film is getting so many poor ratings. It is an excellent piece of film-making with a cracking script, fine performances and imaginative direction. A real eye opener that deserves a wide audience.

The movie has sparked some controversy in the UK for 'glorifying' the violence, sex and drugs portrayed but that is rubbish, this is essentially a deeply moral tale at heart.

Mark Kermode gave it a very sensible and measured review on his Radio 5 slot and I am in agreement with him.

I predict that a number of the actors in Kidulthood will go on to bigger things. A group of talent to watch.


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