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300 Ratings


Directed by Mike Leigh
United Kingdom, 1984
Drama, TV Movie


An odd film, primarily looking at how the dole affects the underclass in Britain. Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly retarded man living with his parents and brother in a housing project. Trouble ensues when their wealthy aunt gives Colin a job and his brother becomes jealous.

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Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1984 | Winner: Reader Jury of the "Zitty" (Forum)

Chicago International Film Festival

1984 | Nominee: Best Feature

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