It was a small release in the UK and a very small indie release in the US where it was later bought and distributed by Film Movement and Advitam in France. The British poster presents a landscape black and white mid-shot of Tomo Thomas Turgoose and Marek Piotr Jagiello in an urban environment, surrounded by council flats. A typical coming of age film, Somers Town follows the cartoonesque adventures of two adolescents: Tomo, freshly arrived from the Midlands and Marek, a withdrawn polish boy who lives only with his dad who works a lot and is drunk the rest of the time. When he runs into a group of friendly skinheads on his estate, little Shaun vents his frustration and is invited to join the gang. Also, how laid back do you have to be to express zero concern when your son calls to say that he and his friends are going to skip school and drive all night in the family car from Orlando to a rural area in upstate New York just for kicks? But Ms.
Despite its serious moments, it's a happy, sunny film and this is attractive. But Ms. Remarkably, he is still only I could easily imagine Turgoose being a stand-up comedy star in his own right.
A typical coming of age film, Somers Town follows the cartoonesque adventures of two adolescents: Tomo, freshly arrived from the Midlands and Marek, a withdrawn polish boy who lives only with his dad who works a lot and is drunk the rest of the time. A pre-summer release, This is England stayed 14 weeks at the cinema2. Popular Blog Posts. It was released in both countries in July It is difficult to categorise exactly the type of occupations that the people who filled in my survey had but there were 7 students, 2 actor-actress, 6 media employees, 2 lecturers, 1 retired, 1 finance analyst, 2 engineers, 2 office workers and 6 others. Prior to that, Somers Town had travelled through a network of key film festivals in the spring and the summer.
But when she vanishes, heartbreakingly, back to Paris, our two heroes vow to track her down. Altogether, This is England has had an exposure of more than 6 months.
By the time This is England was taken off the UK screens, it had been released in the US on the 25th July where it peaked with 14 screens in its 6th week. As close as they were as children, when she would often visit Quentin via his second-story bedroom window, they are now worlds apart socially. It was released in both countries in July Despite its serious moments, it's a happy, sunny film and this is attractive. This collection of essays by a range of established scholars and newer critical voices is the first book-length study of Meadows' work, placing him in the c
But when Maria vanishes, the boys are devastated and look for a way to see her again. I am indeed associated to independent film production companies and independent music labels too, which are niches containing loyal and knowledgeable fans internationally. Here, more than half had seen the film at home, which confirms that they had sought to buy or borrow the film out of having heard positive things about it. I was overwhelmed with the amount of people who agreed to fill in my survey, and at the end, I had to close it down to keep the number manageable. And Eurostar itself has, remarkably, sponsored this entire movie, the latest from the prolific British director Shane Meadows and his longtime screenwriter, Paul Fraser. Flagging down a taxi and saying "Somers Town - and step on it!
Meadows, UK It's a slight, gentle, sweet-natured comedy shot in black and white, and blessed with a lovely performance from Meadows' great find, Thomas Turgoose, the teenage star of his previous film This Is England. Certainly nobody uses it in this film, despite the fact that it is, of course, set there. Twelve year-old Shaun Thomas Turgoose lives with his mum on a coastal town in the north of England. There's plenty of pro-Eurostar stuff here, and Meadows obviously doesn't feel any great need to put balancing material in the screenplay about the advantages of an easyJet flight to Charles De Gaulle.