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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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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£600,000 (estimated)

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£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)
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The Success of this film inspired director Noel Clarke to produce a sequel "Adulthood" in 2008,a new instalment is in the works appropriately named "Brotherhood" and is the final film in the series See more »

Quotes

Trife: She ain't a virgin.
Shaneek: How the fuck would you know?
Trife: Cause me and her fucked the day I turned you down.
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A frighteningly depressing London life for teenagers
7 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A bold and brave film, that never pulls any punches. A group of teenagers living very negative lives see the suicide, due to bullying of a school friend and the schools closure as an excuse for a day out the streets. Some of the characters are implicit in her fate, but refuse to see their culpability. Utterly selfish and shallow, many may think that these kids deserve nothing from society they abuse at every turn. Its adults who despise and are frightened by them are mere counterpoints throughout the film. An English version of KIDS but without the horrible voyeurism?? Do these kids deserve better from society? Do they a represent a threat to society itself? These kids may be horribly violent, disrespectful, but are incredibly believable. They cannot see outside the confined personal friendships and conflicts, but we are left with a genuine sense of loss and despair at the end of the film. A remarkable and striking British film


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