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Starred Up (2014)

3.5 stars.

Director: David Mackenzie
Writer: Jonathan Asser

Jack O’Connell, once of Skins fame, shines in this simple yet powerful drama about a young offender struggling against authority. 436 more words

Ben Mendelsohn

Starred Up - 03/04/2014 @ Showcase Cinema, Bristol.

    If there is one thing which British film makers do very well, that would be creating realistic and shocking drama with an emotional heart at the centre of it. 851 more words

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67. starred up (2014)

To say they’re very much the films of my homeland, I’m not really a huge fan of tough and gritty British dramas. Still I can enjoy them and admire the good ones. 171 more words

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Review – Starred Up

Genre: Drama
Certificate: 18
UK Release Date: 21st March 2014
Runtime: 106 minutes
Director: David Mackenzie
Writer: Jonathan Asser
Starring: Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend, Sam Spruell … 521 more words


Starred Up


About a young offender Eric (Jack O’Connell)  who is “starred up” (transferred prematurely to an adult jail).  Written by Jonathan Asser who worked as a psychotherapist in prison.   424 more words

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