By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Updated March 17, 2020 at 02:58 AM EDT

Sweet Sixteen

B+
type
  • Movie

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.

Episode Recaps

Sweet Sixteen

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 106 minutes
director
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