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SWEET SIXTEEN

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Sweet Sixteen

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
106 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/16/03
performer:
Martin Compston, Michelle Abercromby, Michelle Coulter, Annmarie Fulton, Gary McCormack, William Ruane
director:
Ken Loach
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
74843
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Ken Loach’s grim and empathetic lost-youth drama tells the story of Liam (Martin Compston), a scrappy hero who sells drugs in his bleak Scottish town and dreams of caring for his mum when she gets out of jail. A few too many miseries pile up, but there’s an unpolished power to the performances.

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