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Set in North London, 'Still' is a gritty and atmospheric thriller about the violent disintegration of a man and father. Tom Carver (Aidan Gillen) is a man stumbling blindly towards a crossroad in his life, thrown out of focus by the death of his teenage son a year earlier. He becomes involved in a feud with a teenage gang after a seemingly harmless collision with a young kid. As the feud becomes more horrifying, Carver's world starts to unravel forcing him to make decisions that will change his life forever.Written by
As I am a big fan of Ken Loach films, I found Still to be in the spirit of this sort of 'genre'. I was gripped by the performances and really enjoyed watching the actors. The atmosphere and tempo worked for me. I liked the social aspect of the film. The setting of the film was 'real' and did not have some unpretentious 'Hollywood' 3D effects! What a relief!! So I am always looking for a movie that gives real life depiction of social reality and this film did that. i want to see films that show my life or other peoples lives. How the system in place affects our lives externally and also our inner worlds. Good job! I will definitely recommend this film to my friends.
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